How to travel from Elgin to Edinburgh

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Travel Information between Elgin and Edinburgh

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
priceTicket price range$27 -
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $27 (€23) • 3 h 58 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€23) • 3 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus or ScotRail

Take a train to travel 117 miles (188 km) between Elgin and Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Bus or ScotRail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Elgin to Edinburgh.

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from Elgin to Edinburgh

How to get from Elgin to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Elgin to Edinburgh is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Elgin station (ELG)
09:38AMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers
Elgin station (ELG)
09:38AMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers
Elgin station (ELG)
09:38AMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers

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ScotRail and CrossCountry will get you from Elgin to Edinburgh at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    FAQs: Travel from Elgin to Edinburgh

    FAQs: Travel to Edinburgh 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 Elgin to Edinburgh.

    There are 1 options to travel from Elgin to Edinburgh including taking a train.

    The cheapest way to travel between Elgin and Edinburgh is a train with an average price of $27 (€23).

    This is compared to other travel options from Elgin to Edinburgh:

    Taking a train costs () less than taking a bus, which costs on average () for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Elgin is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 58 min.

    Other travel options to Edinburgh take longer:

    The distance from Elgin to Edinburgh is approximately 117 miles (188 km).

    The average frequency per day from Elgin to Edinburgh is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Edinburgh from Elgin as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Elgin to Edinburgh:

      • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Elgin to Edinburgh depart from Elgin, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station.
      • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Elgin to Edinburgh depart from Elgin to Edinburgh Waverley.

      The following travel companies offer services from Elgin to Edinburgh:

      • Travel with ScotRail, East Coast or CrossCountry for trains to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ScotRail Elgin to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $27 (€23).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Elgin to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

      • You can travel directly by bus with.
      • You can travel directly by train with.

      Direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Your trip from Elgin to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen to your Elgin to Edinburgh tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

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