There are 11 ways to get from Oban to London 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.

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Train  •  8 h 36 min

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

$260 - $398

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Bus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Buchanan Bus Station 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$52 - $70

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Bus, train  •  8 h 38 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 London Euston

$254 - $394

Bus, night train  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Buchanan Bus Station 976 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

$74 - $109

Drive  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Oban to London 499.9 miles

$100 - $160

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  5 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 London City (LCY) GLA - LCY

$93 - $322

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 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 London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR

$112 - $297

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 42 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 London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN

$64 - $163

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 38 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 London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW

$76 - $217

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  5 h 41 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 London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$61 - $191

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  7 h 7 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 London City (LCY) EDI - LCY

$101 - $265

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The cheapest way to get from Oban to London is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 12 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to London is to bus and fly which costs £70 - £250 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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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 (Bus Stance 3) and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

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The distance between Oban and London is 405 miles. The road distance is 499.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Oban to London without a car is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs £190 - £310.

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It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Oban to London, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Oban to London is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs £190 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 12 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Oban to London.
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  • Distance: 404.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Oban to London via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street), Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 8 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oban to London via Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow in around 12 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$201
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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
$20 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Oban to London is 500 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to drive from Oban to London.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport.

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