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

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Bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Perth, Canal Street (Speygate) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1) 222 / ...

$28

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Train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$43 - $58

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Oban 95.7 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Perth to Oban is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Oban is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Perth, Canal Street (Speygate) and arriving at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1) station. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Perth to Oban. However, there are services departing from Perth and arriving at Oban via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Perth and Oban is 79 miles. The road distance is 95.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Perth to Oban without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 32 min and costs £22.

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The bus from Perth, Canal Street (Speygate) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1) takes 2 h 32 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Perth to Oban bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Perth, Canal Street (Speygate) station.

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Perth to Oban train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Perth station.

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The best way to get from Perth to Oban is to bus which takes 2 h 32 min and costs £22. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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Perth to Oban bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1).

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Perth to Oban train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Oban station.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Oban.
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  • Distance: 78.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Perth to Oban 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 and the journey takes 2 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Perth to Oban via Glasgow Queen Street in around 5 h 3 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Perth, Canal Street (Speygate) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1)
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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