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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Elie by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Elie, High Street X58 / ...

$10 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, bus, line 95 bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Markinch
  2. Take the bus from Markinch, Railway Station to Leven, Bus Station 43 / ...
  3. Take the line 95 bus from Leven, Bus Station to Elie, High Street 95 / ...

$14 - $56

Taxi  •  1h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Elie 44.7 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Elie 44.7 miles

$9 - $14

Uber  •  1h 1m

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Elie 44.7 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Elie is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Elie is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Elie, High Street. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Elie is 22 miles. The road distance is 44.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Elie without a car is to bus which takes 1h 55m and costs £7 - £11.

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The bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Elie, High Street takes 1h 55m 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, High Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Elie is 45 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Edinburgh to Elie.

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There are 412+ hotels available in Elie. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Elie.
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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh to Elie every 3 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 55m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Markinch
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Elie, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Markinch, Railway Station to Leven, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Leven, Bus Station to Elie, High Street
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Moffat + Williamson
Phone
01592 774785
Email
enquiries@moffat-williamson.co.uk
Website
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Bus from Markinch, Railway Station to Leven, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Elie
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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uber.com
Assist
$75 - $110
UberX
$75 - $110
uberXL
$110 - $160
Exec
$120 - $160
Taxi from Edinburgh to Elie
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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

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