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 modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$46 - $47
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $46 (€40) • 3 h 43 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $47 (€40) • 3 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesScotRail

Take a train or bus to travel 30 miles (49 km) between Fort William and Oban. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are ScotRail among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Fort William to Oban.

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from Fort William to Oban

How to get from Fort William to Oban by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Fort William to Oban is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Scotrail
11:40AM3h54
Fort William station (FTW)
03:34PMOban station (OBN)
$521One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Scotrail
11:40AM3h54
Fort William station (FTW)
03:34PMOban station (OBN)
$521One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Scotrail
11:40AM3h54
Fort William station (FTW)
03:34PMOban station (OBN)
$521One-way
1 transfer

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Travel from Fort William to Oban on ScotRail travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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.

    FAQs: Travel from Fort William to Oban

    FAQs: Travel 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 Fort William to Oban.
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    There are 2 ways to get from Fort William to Oban: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Oban is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $46 (€40) compared to other travel options to Oban:

    A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Fort William to Oban costing on average $47 (€40).

    The fastest way to get to Oban from Fort William is by bus with an average travel time of 3 h 40 min.

    Other travel options to Oban take longer:

    Getting to Oban by train takes 3 h 43 min on average.

    The distance from Fort William to Oban is approximately 30 miles (49 km).

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

    • 3 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Fort William and Oban as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

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

    • Buses mostly depart from Fort William Bus Station and arrive in Oban.
    • Trains mostly leave from Fort William and tend to arrive in 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 train with ScotRail or Caledonian Sleeper. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $46 (€40) with ScotRail from Fort William to Oban.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Fort William to Oban with the following travel companies:

    • You can book a direct train with.

    Direct services to Oban tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Fort William to Oban often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Glasgow, Edinburgh, Paisley or Inverness. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Fort William and Oban itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Oban and any of these top destinations today!

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