There are 10 ways to get from Oban to Liverpool by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western

$155 - $235

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Buchanan Bus Station 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool University 060

$48 - $65

8 alternative options

Bus, night train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) 266
  2. Take the night train from Stirling to Preston
  3. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Queen Square Bus Station X2

$67 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Oban to Liverpool 315.5 miles

$65 - $100

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$80 - $320

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$99 - $248

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street

$98 - $277

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Crewe
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Liverpool Lime Street

$84 - $276

Bus, bus to Inverness, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, North Pier Car Park to Fort William, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  3. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$100 - $290

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street

$127 - $325

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oban to Liverpool is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 9 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Liverpool is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Oban and Liverpool is 231 miles. The road distance is 315.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Oban to Liverpool, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oban station to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) and arriving at Liverpool University via Glasgow and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oban to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Oban and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via Glasgow Central and Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland and Liverpool, England?

You can take a train from Oban to Liverpool via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, and Wigan North Western in around 7 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oban to Liverpool via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 9 h 47 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Inverness to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Train from Oban to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Crewe to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Stirling to Preston
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $50
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Crewe to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool University
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
West Coast Motors
Phone
01586 552319
Email
enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk
Website
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Bus from Oban, North Pier Car Park to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.co.uk

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