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Duration 12h 52m
Distance 619.2 miles
Average price £459
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Elgin takes 12h 52m and the fastest train takes 12h 30m. There is at least one train per day from Exeter 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. Exeter St Davids
  2. Aberdeen
  3. Elgin
12h 41m
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£274 - £631

Exeter to Elgin train times

Trains run once daily between Exeter and Elgin. The service departs Exeter at 10:27 in the morning, which arrives into Elgin at 23:23. All services require a transfer at Aberdeen and take an average of 12h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Elgin. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Elgin via Aberdeen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 41m.

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The distance between Exeter and Elgin is 481 miles. The road distance is 619.2 miles.

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Exeter to Elgin train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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

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