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

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Bus  •  2h 18m

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

£12 - £17

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Croy to Oban

£25 - £81

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Oban 87.2 miles

£13 - £20

Stirling to Oban by train

The train journey time between Stirling and Oban is around 12h 40m and covers a distance of around 122 miles. The fastest train normally takes 12h 40m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 40m
Fastest train time:
12h 40m
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£25
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
23:26
Last train departs at:
23:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Oban train schedules

Stirling → Oban
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Oban is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 2h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from Stirling to Oban is to drive. Taking this option will cost £13 - £20 and takes 1h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stirling, Bus Station station and arriving at Oban, Station Road station. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Oban. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Oban via Croy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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The distance between Stirling and Oban is 63 miles. The road distance is 87.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Oban without a car is to bus which takes 2h 18m and costs £12 - £17.

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The bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road takes 2h 18m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Stirling to Oban bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Stirling, Bus Station.

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Stirling to Oban train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Croy station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Oban is to bus which takes 2h 18m and costs £12 - £17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £25 - £85 and takes 4h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Oban.
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  • Distance: 62.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road once a week. Tickets cost £12 - £17 and the journey takes 2h 18m. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Croy to Oban once a week. Tickets cost £21 - £70 and the journey takes 3h 6m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Croy to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£21 - £70
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
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
2h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee

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

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Stirling to Oban train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Oban station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Oban is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Stirling to Oban.

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