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scotrail glasgow to oban | west highland line

Scotland's Great Scenic Rail Journeys

The trip from Glasgow to Oban is one of finest in Scotland. With an average journey time of just over 3 hours it is part of the world famous West Highland Line which also heads off to Mallaig via Glencoe and Fort William.

The West Highland Line

Points of Interest

  • Loch Awe to visit Kilchurn Castle and St Conan’s Kirk
  • Falls of Cruachan – for a tour of the hydro-electric power station inside Ben Cruachan, the ‘Hollow Mountain'
  • Connel Ferry – to view the Falls of Lora

Rail & Sail Tickets

When the train arrives in Oban – the Gateway to the Isles, you can connect with Calmac ferries for onward journeys to Mull, Iona and the Outer Hebrides.

Browse all Calmac ferry timetables for direct routes from Oban ferry terminal and alternatives to the islands in the local area.

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