There are 5 ways to get from St Andrews to Oban by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1) 222 / ...

$41

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Bus via Glenrothes, Bus Station  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 266

$47

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  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 (Bus Stance 3) 976 / ...

$46 - $55

Train  •  6 h 34 min

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

$56 - $76

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 drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Oban is to drive which costs £20 - £30 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 (Bus Stance 1) via Dundee City Centre, Murraygate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 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 bus which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £31.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from St Andrews to Oban, including transfers.

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St Andrews to Oban bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate station.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Oban is to bus which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £31. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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

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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: 4 h 41 min

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from St Andrews to Oban 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 and the journey takes 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from St Andrews to Oban via Dundee City Centre, Railway Station, Dundee, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 6 h 34 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
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 Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1)
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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