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There are 8 ways to get from Oxford to Tobermory by train, plane, bus or ferry

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Train to Southampton, fly, bus, train, ferry  •  11h 54m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
  4. Take the train from Ardlui to Oban
  5. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

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Bus, ferry  •  16h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford St Giles' to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 975
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

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Train to Birmingham, fly, bus, train, ferry  •  11h 42m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
  4. Take the train from Ardlui to Oban
  5. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Train to London Heathrow, fly, bus, train, ferry  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
  4. Take the train from Ardlui to Oban
  5. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Train to London City, fly, bus, train, ferry  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
  4. Take the train from Ardlui to Oban
  5. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Train to Bristol, fly, bus, train, ferry  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
  4. Take the train from Ardlui to Oban
  5. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Train, train to London Luton, fly, bus, ferry  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
  5. Take the train from Ardlui to Oban
  6. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Train, ferry  •  14h 42m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham International
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Haymarket
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Oban
  4. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Oxford to Tobermory by bus and ferry

The journey time between Oxford and Tobermory is around 29h 15m and covers a distance of around 510 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 15h 50m. The fastest journey normally takes 29h 15m. Operated by Megabus UK, Scottish Citylink, Caledonian MacBrayne and others, the Oxford to Tobermory service departs from Oxford St Giles' and arrives in Tobermory, Ledaig car park. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
13h 25m
Layover time:
15h 50m
Total time:
29h 15m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
29h 15m
Journey distance:
510 miles
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£44
Carbon emissions:
100 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oxford to Tobermory bus and ferry schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Tobermory is to bus and ferry which costs £40 - £70 and takes 16h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Tobermory is to train and fly and bus and ferry which costs £80 - £280 and takes 11h 42m.

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It is approximately 391 miles to get from Oxford to Tobermory.

The best way to get from Oxford to Tobermory without a car is to train and ferry which takes 14h 42m and costs £180 - £650.

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It takes approximately 11h 54m to get from Oxford to Tobermory, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Loganair offers flights from Southampton Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Tobermory. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Tobermory.
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  • Distance: 390.8 miles
  • Duration: 11h 54m

What companies run services between Oxford, England and Tobermory, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Oxford to Tobermory. However, you can take the train to Southampton Airport Parkway, take the walk to Southampton airport, fly to Glasgow, take the walk to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building, take the bus to Ardlui, Hotel, take the walk to Ardlui, take the train to Oban, take the walk to Oban Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Craignure, Ferry Terminal, then take the line 495 bus to Tobermory. Alternatively, you can take the train to Birmingham International, take the walk to Birmingham airport, fly to Glasgow, take the walk to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building, take the bus to Ardlui, Hotel, take the walk to Ardlui, take the train to Oban, take the walk to Oban Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Craignure, Ferry Terminal, then take the line 495 bus to Tobermory.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £370
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £700
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£26 - £130
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
Train from Oxford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ardlui to Oban
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£24 - £30
Train from Haymarket to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£29 - £90
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £90
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators

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