There are 4 ways to get from Aberdeen to Elie by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 99 bus, line 95 bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station 99 / ...
  3. Take the line 95 bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Elie, High Street (Rankeillor Street) 95 / ...

$23 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus, line 95 bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the line 95 bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Elie, High Street (Rankeillor Street) 95 / ...

$14 - $35

2 alternative options

Train, line 95 bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Markinch
  3. Take the line 95 bus from Leven, Bus Station to Elie, High Street (Elie Parish Church) 95 / ...

$28 - $87

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Elie 90.1 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Elie is to bus and line 95 bus which costs £10 - £27 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Elie is to drive which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £14 - £22.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Elie is 115 km. The road distance is 144 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Aberdeen to Elie, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Elie. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Elie, High Street (Rankeillor Street) via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station and St Andrews, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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

You can take a bus from Aberdeen to Elie via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station and St Andrews, Bus Station in around 3 h 21 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Train from Dundee to Markinch
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Dundee to Markinch
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Elie, High Street (Rankeillor Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leven, Bus Station to Elie, High Street (Elie Parish Church)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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