Trains from
Edinburgh to Elgin

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  1. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    09:13
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    12:10
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    13:00
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6N estimated
    14:26
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    09:29
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    10:52
    Perth
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:08
    Perth
    14:55
    Inverness
    15:29
    Inverness
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:06
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  3. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    10:35
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    11:18
    Stirling
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:41
    Stirling
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:18
    Perth
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:31
    Perth
    15:17
    Inverness
    15:29
    Inverness
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:06
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  4. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    12:41
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    15:05
    Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:22
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6N estimated
    16:54
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    14:33
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    17:08
    Aberdeen
    Platform 7 estimated
    18:01
    Aberdeen
    Platform 7N estimated
    19:29
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    16:32
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    17:56
    Perth
    Platform 7 estimated
    18:10
    Perth
    20:45
    Inverness
    21:03
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:40
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  7. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:36
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    21:10
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6 estimated
    21:27
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6N estimated
    22:56
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    05:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    08:14
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:22
    Aberdeen
    Platform 7N estimated
    09:47
    Elgin
    Platform 2 estimated
    Elgin
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    07:29
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    09:56
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:13
    Aberdeen
    Platform 7N estimated
    11:40
    Elgin
    Platform 2 estimated
    Elgin
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to Elgin

  • Train Fares from: £16.80
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Elgin by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Elgin is . On an average weekday, there are 25 trains travelling from Edinburgh to Elgin. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Edinburgh to Elgin by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Edinburgh to Elgin cost?

    Train tickets from Edinburgh to Elgin can start from as little as £16.80 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Elgin?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Edinburgh to Elgin without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to Elgin.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Elgin?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Elgin is 117 miles.

    Distance: 117 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Elgin?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Elgin departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Elgin?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Elgin departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Elgin to Edinburgh

How to find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Elgin

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1 monthin advance
from£16.80
2 weeksin advance
from£28.40
1 weekin advance
from£28.40

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Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.