Duration 9h 34m
Distance 458.1 miles
Average price £340
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Derby and Elgin takes 9h 34m and the fastest train takes 9h 12m. There is at least one train per day from Derby to Elgin. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Derby
  2. Aberdeen
  3. Elgin
9h 23m
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£196 - £468

Derby to Elgin train times

Trains run once daily between Derby and Elgin. The service departs Derby at 13:45 in the afternoon, which arrives into Elgin at 23:23. All services require a transfer at Aberdeen and take an average of 9h 34m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Derby to Elgin. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Elgin via Aberdeen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 23m.

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The distance between Derby and Elgin is 336 miles. The road distance is 458.1 miles.

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Derby to Elgin train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Derby station.

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Derby to Elgin train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Elgin station.

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