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Edinburgh to Oban by train
Fastest journey3hr 58m
Trains per day18
Avg. journey time4hr 52m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Oban by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Oban take around 3 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 151 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Oban.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Oban?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Oban usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Oban every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Oban?
The Edinburgh to Oban train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Oban train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Oban is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:06 and the last train is around 00:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 04:50, and the last at 23:30.
What's the Edinburgh to Oban train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Oban are $20.35, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $19, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Edinburgh to Oban train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Oban by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Oban?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Oban, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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