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There are 4 ways to get from Selkirk to Oban by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$50 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Selkirk, Back Row to Edinburgh, Bus Station X95
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 976

$30 - $42

2 alternative options

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Selkirk, Back Row to Edinburgh, Bus Station X95
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Kingdom Services to Oban, Station Road 266

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Selkirk to Oban 162.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Selkirk to Oban is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 7 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Selkirk to Oban is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Selkirk to Oban station. However, there are services departing from Selkirk, Back Row and arriving at Oban, Station Road via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Halbeath, Kingdom Services. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 2 min.

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The distance between Selkirk and Oban is 119 miles. The road distance is 162.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Selkirk to Oban without a car is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs £35 - £50.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Selkirk to Oban, including transfers.

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Selkirk to Oban bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Selkirk, Back Row station.

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The best way to get from Selkirk to Oban is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs £35 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 2 min.

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Selkirk to Oban bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Oban, Station Road.

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Yes, the driving distance between Selkirk to Oban is 162 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Selkirk to Oban.

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Map of how to get from Selkirk to Oban.
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  • Distance: 118.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Selkirk to Oban via Galashiels, Transport Interchange, Galashiels, Edinburgh, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 6 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Selkirk to Oban via Edinburgh, Bus Station, Halbeath, Park & Ride, and Halbeath, Kingdom Services in around 7 h 2 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Selkirk, Back Row to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Kingdom Services to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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