There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via Inverkeithing  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Inverkeithing to Elgin

$57 - $77

Cheapest option

Line 747 bus, bus, line 10 bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 747 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Halbeath, Kingdom Services 747
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) 10 / ...
  4. Take the line 10 bus from Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) to Elgin, Bus Station 10 / ...

$54 - $70

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Elgin

$59 - $76

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin 171.8 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Elgin, Bus Station via Halbeath, Park & Ride, Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) and Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Elgin is 118 miles. The road distance is 171.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin without a car is to train which takes 5 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin is to train which takes 5 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 747 bus and bus and line 10 bus, which costs and takes 6 h 5 min.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Elgin, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Elgin. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin.
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  • Distance: 118.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Elgin, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin once a week. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Elgin via Halbeath, Kingdom Services, Halbeath, Park & Ride, Inverness, Bus Station, Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument), and Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) in around 6 h 5 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverkeithing to Elgin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Train from Haymarket to Elgin
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Halbeath, Kingdom Services
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) to Elgin, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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