There are 6 ways to get from Oban to Uig by bus, ferry, train or plane

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Bus, ferry via Inverness, Bus Station  •  11 h 57 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 Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the bus from Stornoway, Bus Station to Timsgarry, Road End W4

$59 - $78

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Bus, ferry  •  12 h 31 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 Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office) 916 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Bus Station W10
  5. Take the bus from Stornoway, Bus Station to Timsgarry, Road End W4

$70 - $91

Train, bus, ferry  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the bus from Stornoway, Bus Station to Timsgarry, Aird Uig Rd End W4

$112 - $148

Bus to Glasgow, fly, bus  •  7 h 30 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 Stornoway (SYY) GLA - SYY
  3. Take the bus from Stornoway, Bus Station to Timsgarry, Road End

$119 - $306

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly, bus  •  9 h 25 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 Stornoway (SYY) EDI - SYY
  4. Take the bus from Stornoway, Bus Station to Timsgarry, Road End

$137 - $378

Bus, bus to Inverness, fly  •  9 h 40 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 Stornoway (SYY) INV - SYY
  4. Take the bus from Stornoway, Bus Station to Timsgarry, Road End

$118 - $207

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oban to Uig is to bus and ferry which costs £45 - £60 and takes 11 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Uig is to bus and fly which costs £90 - £240 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Oban and Uig is 137 miles.

The best way to get from Oban to Uig without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 11 h 57 min and costs £45 - £60.

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It takes approximately 11 h 57 min to get from Oban to Uig, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Stornoway Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Uig. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oban to Uig.
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  • Distance: 136.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 57 min

What companies run services between Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland and Uig, Eilean Siar, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Oban to Uig. However, you can take the bus to Fort William, Bus Station, take the bus to Inverness, Bus Station, take the bus to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Ullapool Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Stornoway, Bus Station, then take the bus to Timsgarry, Road End. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Oban to Uig via Fort William, Bus Station, Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office), Uig Skye Ferry Terminal, Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal, Tarbert, Car Park, and Stornoway, Bus Station in around 12 h 31 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway via Benbecula
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Inverness to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
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
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
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 Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.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
D + E Coaches
Phone
01463 222 444
Email
info@decoaches.co.uk
Website
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Peter MacLennan
Phone
01851 830403
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Stornoway, Bus Station to Timsgarry, Road End
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Stornoway, Bus Station to Timsgarry, Aird Uig Rd End
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
MacLennan Coaches
Phone
+44 1851 702114
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Stornoway, Bus Station to Timsgarry, Road End
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Hebridean Transport
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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