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There are 3 ways to get from Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

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Bus  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road to Buchanan Bus Station 976
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands X74
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

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Drive  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet 182.4 miles

Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Oban and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 11h 36m and covers a distance of around 211 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 34m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 37m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach West Scotland, the Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Oban and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 23 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 1m
Layover time:
5h 34m
Total time:
11h 36m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 37m
Journey distance:
211 miles
Services per week:
23
Cheapest price:
£41
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:21
Last service departs at:
20:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet train, walk and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive, which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oban station to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Oban, Station Road and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Buchanan Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 16m.

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The distance between Oban and Gatehouse of Fleet is 118 miles. The road distance is 182.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 1m and costs £40 - £130.

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It takes approximately 8h 1m to get from Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Oban, Station Road.

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Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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Map of how to get from Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 117.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 1m

What companies run services between Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland and Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Oban to Gatehouse of Fleet via Buchanan Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 8h 16m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Scottish Citylink

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