Trains from Carlisle to Oban

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You’ll always get the best price when you buy your train tickets from Carlisle to Oban directly with us. We never charge any booking fees.

Plan ahead to ensure you get the best price ticket for your journey. Off-Peak tickets offer the best value for money if you can travel outside peak commuting hours. For more flexibility on your travel time, choose an Anytime ticket. It always pays to use our journey planner or ScotRail app to find the cheapest ticket available at your chosen time.

You may be able to save money off your ticket with a railcard. Take a look at our Railcards page to see if there is one to suit you. When you travel with a railcard, you can save up to a third off the train fare.

If you find yourself travelling this route frequently, a Flexipass or Season ticket may be your cheapest option.

To keep up to date, download the ScotRail app. From here you can see live train departures, service updates and book travel, all while you’re on the go.

*All information is based on a Monday timetable.

Train journey information from Carlisle to Oban

How much is a train ticket from Carlisle to Oban?

Trains from Carlisle to Oban start at £52.20 one-way based on a return fare. Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train tickets to Oban for your chosen travel times.

How long does it take to travel from Carlisle to Oban by train?

The average journey time from Carlisle to Oban is 7 hours 50 minutes. Journey times might be slightly longer on weekends and Bank Holidays. Use our online journey planner or download a timetable for more details.

How many trains a day are there from Carlisle to Oban?

There are up to 3 trains per day from Carlisle to Oban.

Are there any direct trains from Carlisle to Oban?

No, we don’t operate any direct trains between Carlisle and Oban. Use our online journey planner to find out where you’ll need to change.

What time is the first train from Carlisle to Oban?

The first train leaves at 10:08 from Carlisle to Oban. Buy your tickets in advance online or from our app and you’ll have one less thing to do before you board.

What time is the last train from Carlisle to Oban?

The last train from Carlisle to Oban leaves at 22:51.

Can I book assistance for my journey from Carlisle to Oban?


Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Carlisle and Oban. You’ll need to book at least 2 hours before you travel, or before 22:00 if you’re travelling early next day. You can book assistance online or by calling our Assisted Travel team on 0800 912 2901.


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More tickets types between Carlisle to Oban

Anytime Single



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Anytime Single (1st class)