Trains from

Elgin to Edinburgh

  1. on time
    Elgin
    Platform 1
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Elgin
    Platform 1
    06:33
    Elgin
    Platform 1
    08:11
    Aberdeen
    Platform 7S estimated
    08:20
    Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:54
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:01
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:45
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:55
    Inverness
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:17
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:50
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:33
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6N estimated
    09:52
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:26
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. Elgin
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:51
    Elgin
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:32
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:44
    Inverness
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:51
    Perth
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:02
    Perth
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:23
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:45
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:35
    Inverness
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:44
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    13:25
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 20 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 20 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. Elgin
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:49
    Elgin
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:36
    Inverness
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:46
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:25
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:51
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:26
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6S estimated
    12:07
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:29
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:41
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    13:12
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6N estimated
    13:57
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:25
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    13:28
    Elgin
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:56
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6N estimated
    15:38
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:44
    Dundee
    Platform 1S estimated
    16:50
    Dundee
    Platform 1N estimated
    18:26
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Elgin to Edinburgh

  • Train Fares from: £16.40
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 1
  • Distance: 117 miles (188 km)
  • Train operators: ScotRail
  • Origin: Elgin
  • Destination: Edinburgh
  • How long does it take to travel from Elgin to Edinburgh by train?

    The average journey time between Elgin and Edinburgh is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 1 trains per day travelling from Elgin to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Elgin to Edinburgh?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Elgin to Edinburgh without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Elgin to Edinburgh.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Elgin and Edinburgh?

    The distance between Elgin and Edinburgh is 117 miles.

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

    The first train from Elgin to Edinburgh departs at .

    What time is the last train from Elgin to Edinburgh?

    The last train from Elgin to Edinburgh 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.

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How to find cheap train tickets from Elgin to Edinburgh

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