Glasgow to Oban train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Oban

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Glasgow to Oban is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Scotrail
06:21PM3h09
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
09:30PMOban station (OBN)
$351One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Scotrail
08:56AM3h13
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
12:09PMOban station (OBN)
$351One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Scotrail
09:56AM3h09
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
01:05PMOban station (OBN)
$351One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
12:20PM3h21
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
03:41PMOban station (OBN)
$461One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Glasgow to Oban

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, June 16
Scotrail
08:56AM3h13
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
12:09PMOban station (OBN)
0 transfers
Scotrail
09:56AM3h09
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
01:05PMOban station (OBN)
0 transfers
Scotrail
12:20PM3h21
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
03:41PMOban station (OBN)
0 transfers
Scotrail
06:21PM3h09
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
09:30PMOban station (OBN)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Glasgow to Oban

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Fastest Journey

3 h 9 m

Average

3 h 13 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

97 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Glasgow for Oban every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Scotrail
06:21PM3h09
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
09:30PMOban station (OBN)
$351One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Scotrail
09:56AM3h09
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
01:05PMOban station (OBN)
$351One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
08:56AM3h13
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
12:09PMOban station (OBN)
$351One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
12:20PM3h21
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
03:41PMOban station (OBN)
$461One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Oban

distanceDistance60 miles (96 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersScotRail

Trains from Glasgow to Oban cover the 60 miles (96 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like ScotRail. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $24 (€21), but the average price of train tickets is $42 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Oban.

Train companies: ScotRail from Glasgow to Oban trains

You can travel by train between Glasgow and Oban with ScotRail for as low as $23 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

Train information from Glasgow to Oban with ScotRail:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 6 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23
  • ScotRail frequency: 5 a day

FAQs: Trains from Glasgow to Oban

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow to Oban easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Oban.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Oban can start from as little as $24 (€21) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Oban is $42 (€37); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Oban from Glasgow is on average 3 h 3 min   for the 60 mile (96 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Glasgow to Oban by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to Oban leaves at 7: 21 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to Oban leaves at 6: 23 PM.
Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day from Glasgow to Oban with ScotRail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Glasgow to Oban train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with ScotRail. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Glasgow and Oban to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 23 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Oban, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Oban from Glasgow is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 3 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow to Oban by train is January.
Yes, you can take a train between Glasgow and Oban.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Oban

Glasgow
Oban
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your journey to Oban from Glasgow.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Glasgow Airport
Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
Queens Park (Glasgow)ParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
Glasgow, Telephone Exchange

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