How to travel from Fort William to Oban

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Travel Information from Fort William to Oban

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$44 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $44 (€38) • 5 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $45 (€39) • 3 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesScotrail or Scotrail

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 30 miles (49 km) to Oban from Fort William. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Scotrail or Scotrail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Fort William to Oban.

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There are 4 ways to travel from Fort William to Oban including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Oban from Fort William is by taking a train, which costs on average $44 (€38).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Oban:

A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Fort William to Oban costing on average $45 (€39).

The fastest way from Fort William to Oban is by bus with an average journey time of 3 h 42 min.

There are alternative travel options to Oban that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Oban by train can take on average 5 h 51 min.

Oban is approximately 30 miles (49 km) away from Fort William.

The average frequency per day from Fort William to Oban is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Oban from Fort William as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Fort William to Oban:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Fort William, MacFarlane Way (Morrisons) and arrive in Oban, Station Road (Banca Na H-Alba).
  • Most travelers take a train from Fort William to Oban.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Fort William to Oban:

  • You can travel between Fort William and Oban by bus with Scotrail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $45 (€39) with Scotrail from Fort William to Oban.
  • You can go to Oban from Fort William by train with Scotrail. You'll see cheap train tickets for $44 (€38) with Scotrail from Fort William to Oban on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Fort William to Oban don't make Oban their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Oban are Glasgow, Edinburgh or London, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Oban to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Fort William to Oban, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $45 (€39) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $44 (€38) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Fort William to Oban tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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