There are 3 ways to get from Oban to Ullapool by bus or car

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Bus  •  6 h 38 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, High School (Ullapool High School) 61

$37 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus via Ullapool, Ferry Terminal  •  6 h 42 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, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$31 - $53

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Oban to Ullapool 156.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Oban to Ullapool is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Ullapool is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oban to Ullapool. However, there are services departing from Oban, North Pier Car Park and arriving at Ullapool, High School (Ullapool High School) via Fort William, Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

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The distance between Oban and Ullapool is 104 miles. The road distance is 156.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Oban to Ullapool without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 38 min and costs £28 - £45.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Oban to Ullapool, including transfers.

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

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Oban to Ullapool bus services, operated by D + E Coaches, arrive at Ullapool, High School (Ullapool High School) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oban to Ullapool is 156 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Oban to Ullapool.

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The nearest airport to Ullapool is Inverness (INV) Airport which is 47.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include Stornoway (SYY) (48.1 miles), Benbecula (BEB) (87.3 miles), Kirkwall (KOI) (110.1 miles) and Aberdeen (ABZ) (120.4 miles).

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Map of how to get from Oban to Ullapool.
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  • Distance: 103.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

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

You can take a bus from Oban to Ullapool via Fort William, Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station in around 6 h 38 min.

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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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 Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
D + E Coaches
Phone
01463 222 444
Email
info@decoaches.co.uk
Website
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School (Ullapool High School)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
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
$19
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk

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