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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 26 min

$21 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus, line 10 bus  •  3 h 43 min

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$9 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. 66.6 miles

$14 - $21

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

ScotRail operates a train from Aberdeen to Elgin every 3 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Elgin via Inverurie, Market Place and Huntly, The Square (Huntly Square) in around 3 h 43 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 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Inverurie, Market Place
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverurie, Market Place to Huntly, The Square (Huntly Square)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Huntly, The Square (Huntly Square) to Elgin, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aberdeen and Elgin is 92 km. The road distance is 107 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Elgin is to bus and line 10 bus which costs £7 - £12 and takes 3 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Elgin is to drive which takes 1 h 21 min and costs £10 - £16.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Elgin. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Elgin, Bus Station via Inverurie, Market Place and Huntly, The Square (Huntly Square). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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