How to get from Edinburgh to Elgin

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Travel Information to Elgin from Edinburgh

distanceDistance117 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £54
fastestFastest modeTrain • £54 • 3 h 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesScotrail

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 117 miles between Edinburgh and Elgin. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Elgin.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Elgin

Travel 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.

You can travel between Edinburgh and Elgin 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Elgin, which costs on average £8.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Elgin:

A flight is generally £46 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £54 from Edinburgh to Elgin.

The fastest way to get to Elgin from Edinburgh is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 54 min.

There are alternative travel options to Elgin that can usually take longer:

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The distance from Edinburgh to Elgin is approximately 117 miles.

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

  • Most travellers board their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Elgin.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Elgin:

  • You can travel to Elgin from Edinburgh by train with Scotrail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £54 with Scotrail from Edinburgh to Elgin.
Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Elgin often also extend their holiday to go to Aberdeen, Glasgow or Inverness. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Elgin and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Elgin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £8 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £54 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Edinburgh and Elgin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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