Edinburgh to Elgin train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Elgin

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Cheapest

£33

Average

£40

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Scotrail
07:37Edinburgh4h46 12:23Elgin
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£331One-way
Scotrail
09:38Edinburgh5h33 15:11Elgin
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£331One-way
Scotrail
10:00Edinburgh6h03 16:03Elgin
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£331One-way
Scotrail
10:30Edinburgh5h33 16:03Elgin
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£331One-way
Scotrail
08:30Edinburgh3h54 12:24Elgin
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£541One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Elgin

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 August
Scotrail
07:37Edinburgh4h46 12:23Elgin
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Scotrail
08:30Edinburgh3h54 12:24Elgin
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Scotrail
09:38Edinburgh5h33 15:11Elgin
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Scotrail
10:00Edinburgh6h03 16:03Elgin
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Scotrail
10:30Edinburgh5h33 16:03Elgin
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Scotrail
12:30Edinburgh4h26 16:56Elgin
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Elgin

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 54 m

Average

5 h 2 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

189 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh for Elgin every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Scotrail
08:30Edinburgh3h54 12:24Elgin
0 changes
£541One-way
Scotrail
12:30Edinburgh4h26 16:56Elgin
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£551One-way
Scotrail
07:37Edinburgh4h46 12:23Elgin
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£331One-way
Scotrail
10:30Edinburgh5h33 16:03Elgin
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£331One-way
Scotrail
09:38Edinburgh5h33 15:11Elgin
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£331One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Elgin

distanceDistance117 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€46)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway or Scotrail

Trains from Edinburgh to Elgin cover the 117 miles long trip 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 trip costs around £41, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Elgin.

Train providers: ScotRail trains Edinburgh to Elgin

Find the best trains from Edinburgh to Elgin with Omio's travel partners ScotRail from £20. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Find the perfect ScotRail train between Edinburgh and Elgin for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest ScotRail train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Elgin from Edinburgh. You can also check relevant travel information for the ScotRail train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap ScotRail train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 117 miles (188 km) on this journey and your ScotRail Edinburgh to Elgin train ticket can cost as little as £20 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for ScotRail tickets between Edinburgh and Elgin in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official ScotRail train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Elgin

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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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Edinburgh and Elgin for as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Elgin train to cost on average £41  one way.
The distance to Elgin from Edinburgh by train is approximately 117 miles.
The train time between Edinburgh and Elgin is on average 3 h 54 min  for the 117 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh to Elgin by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Elgin.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre 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 centre.

For the journey from Edinburgh to Elgin you can take a train with London North Eastern Railway or Scotrail. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Elgin from Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Elgin leaves at 06: 30. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Elgin leaves at 16: 50. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Elgin train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase Edinburgh to Elgin train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £41. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Edinburgh and Elgin. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Elgin
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 trip between Edinburgh and Elgin.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport 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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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transport 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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