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

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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 / ...

$32 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus, line 95 bus  •  3 h 19 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 / ...

$23 - $40

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Kirkcaldy
  2. Take the bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Elie, High Street (Elie Parish Church) X58 / ...

$30 - $91

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Elie 90.1 miles

$19 - $28

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station 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 19 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Elie is 72 miles. The road distance is 90.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Elie without a car is to train and line 99 bus and line 95 bus which takes 3 h 13 min and costs £24 - £65.

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

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Aberdeen to Elie bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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Aberdeen to Elie bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Elie, High Street (Rankeillor Street) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Elie is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Aberdeen to Elie.

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There are 405+ hotels available in Elie. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Elie.
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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

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 19 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 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
Train from Aberdeen to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
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 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $60
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Elie, High Street (Rankeillor Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Elie, High Street (Elie Parish Church)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
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
Hourly
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 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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