There are 3 ways to get from Oban to Portree by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, North Pier Car Park to Fort William, Bus Station 918
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) 916 / ...

$32 - $47

2 alternative options

Train, drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Crianlarich
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
  3. Drive from Mallaig to Portree

$70 - $101

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Oban to Portree 152.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Oban to Portree is to bus which costs £24 - £40 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Portree is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oban to Portree. However, there are services departing from Oban, North Pier Car Park and arriving at Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) via Fort William, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Oban and Portree is 75 miles. The road distance is 152.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Oban to Portree without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 29 min and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Oban to Portree, including transfers.

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Oban to Portree bus services, operated by West Coast Motors, depart from Oban, North Pier Car Park station.

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Oban to Portree bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oban to Portree is 153 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Oban to Portree.

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There are 268+ hotels available in Portree. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 74.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

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

You can take a bus from Oban to Portree via Fort William, Bus Station in around 5 h 29 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Bus operators
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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