Oban is easy to reach from all over the UK. Only a 2-3 hour scenic drive from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness or Perth via the A85. If travelling by car, set your satnav for PA34 5DW.
Oban is well served by public transport with direct rail services from Glasgow Queen Street and a regular bus service.
For our further away and international visitors we want to try and make your journey to us as smooth as possible. Please see the following information on how to get to Oban.
From these airports you need to drive or take the train to Oban. If you’re taking the train, the easier connection is flying into Glasgow.
From these airports you can hire a car and drive to us in Oban. Set your satnav to PA34 5DW.
Trains can be taken from anywhere in Scotland but the service to Oban goes from Glasgow. If you’re travelling from Edinburgh, you take the Edinburgh to Glasgow train first, then change to the Oban train.
The Oban service starts from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban. It takes just over 3 hours and is a lovely scenic train ride through the highlands! Book your tickets and see timetable here »
There are 6 services a day, apart from Sunday.
For those travelling from London, an interesting and easy way to travel is using the overnight Caledonian sleeper train which starts at London Euston.