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

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Bus

  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 Sligachan, Hotel

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Train

  1. Take the train from Oban to Crianlarich
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Mallaig

Drive

  1. Drive from Oban to Sligachan

Oban to Sligachan by bus and walk

The journey time between Oban and Sligachan is around 6h 25m and covers a distance of around 150 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 1m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 42m. Operated by West Coast Motors and Scottish Citylink, the Oban to Sligachan service departs from Oban, North Pier Car Park and arrives in Sligachan. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 24m
Layover time:
2h 1m
Total time:
6h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 42m
Journey distance:
150 miles
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
£26
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:30
Last service departs at:
15:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oban to Sligachan bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Oban to Sligachan is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Sligachan is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oban to Sligachan. However, there are services departing from Oban, North Pier Car Park and arriving at Sligachan, Hotel via Fort William, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 27m.

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The distance between Oban and Sligachan is 66 miles. The road distance is 142.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Oban to Sligachan without a car is to bus which takes 5h 27m and costs £25 - £40.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Oban to Sligachan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Oban to Sligachan is to bus which takes 5h 27m and costs £25 - £40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £130 and takes 8h 11m.

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Oban to Sligachan bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Sligachan, Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oban to Sligachan is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Oban to Sligachan.

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  • Distance: 66.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 27m

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

You can take a bus from Oban to Sligachan via Fort William, Bus Station and Sligachan, Hotel in around 5h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oban to Sligachan via Crianlarich and Mallaig in around 8h 11m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
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