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

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Train via Clydebank  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Dalmuir
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

£170 - £611

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Bus  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road to Stirling, Bus Station 266
  2. Take the bus from Stirling, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

£27 - £35

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Train  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

£80 - £478

Drive  •  8h 29m

  1. Drive from Oban to London Paddington 497.8 miles

£85 - £130

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR

£73 - £343

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY

£89 - £343

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£67 - £311

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN

£78 - £255

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£71 - £401

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Polmont
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY

£90 - £306

Train to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  3. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to London St Pancras International

£125 - £281

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oban to London is to bus which costs £27 - £40 and takes 13h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to London is to train and fly which costs £70 - £350 and takes 6h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oban station to London station. However, there are services departing from Oban, Station Road and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Stirling, Scotland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oban to London. However, there are services departing from Oban and arriving at London Euston via Dalmuir and Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 24m.

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The distance between Oban and London is 405 miles. The road distance is 497.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Oban to London without a car is to train via Clydebank which takes 8h 24m and costs £170 - £650.

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It takes approximately 8h 24m to get from Oban to London, including transfers.

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Oban to London bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Oban, Station Road.

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

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The best way to get from Oban to London is to train via Clydebank which takes 8h 24m and costs £170 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 13h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Oban to London.
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  • Distance: 404.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 24m

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

You can take a train from Oban to London Euston via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central Low Level, and Glasgow Central in around 8h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oban to London Victoria via Stirling, Scotland in around 13h 5m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£18 - £55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £27
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Oban to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£29 - £90
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £90
Train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Oban to Polmont
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£25 - £75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£19 - £28
Off-Peak Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Single
£55 - £80
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
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 Stirling, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Oban to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Oban to London train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oban to London is 498 miles. It takes approximately 8h 29m to drive from Oban to London.

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British Airways offers flights from Glasgow Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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