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There are 3 ways to get from Aberdeen to Elgin by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Elgin

$21 - $26

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Bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Woolmanhill Hospital to Elgin, Library 10 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Elgin 66.6 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Elgin is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Elgin is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aberdeen, Woolmanhill Hospital and arriving at Elgin, Library. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Elgin. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Elgin is 58 miles. The road distance is 66.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Elgin without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £16 - £20.

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The train from Aberdeen to Elgin takes 1 h 26 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Aberdeen to Elgin bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, depart from Aberdeen, Woolmanhill Hospital station.

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Aberdeen to Elgin train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Elgin is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £16 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Elgin.
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  • Distance: 57.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Elgin, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Aberdeen to Elgin every 3 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach North Scotland operates a bus from Aberdeen to Elgin hourly, and the journey takes 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Elgin
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Woolmanhill Hospital to Elgin, Library
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Aberdeen to Elgin bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Elgin, Library station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Elgin is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Aberdeen to Elgin.

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