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

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Train, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Stirling
  2. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 266

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X24
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 976

$21 - $30

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 26 min

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

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from St Andrews to Oban 127.4 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Oban is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Oban is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Andrews station to Oban station. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Bus Station and arriving at Oban, Station Road via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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The distance between St Andrews and Oban is 103 miles. The road distance is 127.4 miles.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Oban without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from St Andrews to Oban, including transfers.

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St Andrews to Oban bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at St Andrews, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Oban is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs £35 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £23 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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St Andrews to Oban bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Oban, Station Road.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Andrews to Oban is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from St Andrews to Oban.

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  • Distance: 103.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

What companies run services between St Andrews, Fife, Scotland and Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland?

You can take a train from St Andrews to Oban via Dundee City Centre, station, Dundee, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Andrews to Oban via Buchanan Bus Station in around 6 h 32 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Stirling
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Scottish Citylink

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