There are 11 ways to get from Oban to Liverpool by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Buchanan Bus Station 976 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western

$151 - $235

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Bus  •  10 h 22 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

$49 - $66

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Train  •  7 h 24 min

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

$155 - $236

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

$74 - $89

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 19 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, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$93 - $242

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 18 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, bus to Inverness, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 48 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

$109 - $291

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street

$121 - $319

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  8 h 34 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 Stafford to Liverpool Lime Street

$120 - $334

Questions & Answers

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 10 h 22 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 Dalmuir, Glasgow Central and Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 24 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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The best way to get from Oban to Liverpool without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Oban to Liverpool, including transfers.

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Oban to Liverpool bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3).

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Oban to Liverpool train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Oban station.

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The best way to get from Oban to Liverpool is to train which takes 7 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Oban to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool University station.

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Map of how to get from Oban to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 231.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Oban to Liverpool via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central Low Level, Glasgow Central, and Wigan North Western in around 7 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oban to Liverpool via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 10 h 22 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
3 h
When
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 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
3 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
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
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
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 Stafford to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
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 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
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
$195
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 Stafford to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
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 2 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 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
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 in Lancashire
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
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $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
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
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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Oban to Liverpool train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Wigan North Western station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oban to Liverpool is 315 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to drive from Oban to Liverpool.

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Flybe and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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