Edinburgh to Elgin train

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Elgin

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€37)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway or Scotrail

Trains from Edinburgh to Elgin cover the 117 miles (188 km) long route taking on average 3 h 54 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Scotrail. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $41 (€37), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $25 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Elgin.

Train providers: ScotRail from Edinburgh to Elgin trains

Buy your official ScotRail train tickets between Edinburgh and Elgin from $25 (€22) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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It’s easy to book your ScotRail train ticket to Elgin from Edinburgh online with Omio! Simply check the current ScotRail train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Edinburgh and Elgin as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap ScotRail train tickets online. Prices for ScotRail trains to Elgin from Edinburgh start at $25 (€22) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 117 miles (188 km). If you search for ScotRail trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the ScotRail tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train from Edinburgh to Elgin. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Edinburgh to Elgin ScotRail train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Elgin

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Elgin 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 Edinburgh to Elgin.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Edinburgh to Elgin to cost as little as $25 (€22)  in the next 7 days.
The Edinburgh to Elgin train ticket price is on average $41 (€37)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
The distance between Edinburgh and Elgin by train is approximately 117 miles (188 km).
While the time it takes to travel 117 miles (188 km) between Edinburgh and Elgin can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Edinburgh to Elgin train journey time is on average 3 h 54 min.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley   to Elgin.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (660 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Elgin most often arrive at Elgin and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

For the best Edinburgh to Elgin train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway or Scotrail. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Edinburgh to Elgin to compare what amenities they may offer.
The price of a one way train ticket from Edinburgh to Elgin is on average $41 (€37) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Edinburgh and Elgin available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Elgin

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The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey to Elgin from Edinburgh.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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