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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Elie, Primary School

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Markinch
  2. Take the bus from Leven, Bus Station to Elie, Primary School

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Elie

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Elie

Edinburgh to Elie by bus

The bus journey time between Edinburgh and Elie is around 2h and covers a distance of around 48 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 57m. Operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, the Edinburgh to Elie bus service departs from West End, Queensferry Street and arrives in Elie, Primary School. Typically 60 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
2h
Fastest bus time:
1h 57m
Bus distance:
48 miles
Buses per week:
60
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:31
Last bus departs at:
17:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Elie bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Elie is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Elie is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Elie, Primary School. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Elie is 22 miles. The road distance is 44.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Elie without a car is to bus which takes 1h 57m and costs £8 - £12.

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The bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Elie, Primary School takes 1h 57m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Edinburgh to Elie bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from West End, Queensferry Street station.

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Edinburgh to Elie bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Elie, Primary School station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Elie is 44 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Edinburgh to Elie.

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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 57m

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Elie, Primary School every 3 hours. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 1h 57m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Markinch
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Elie, Primary School
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Leven, Bus Station to Elie, Primary School
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
A1 Coaches
Phone
(01592) 713443
Email
info@a1coaches.com
Website
a1coaches.com
Bus from Leven, Bus Station to Elie, Primary School
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
A1 Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Elie
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
£100 - £120
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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