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There are 4 ways to get from Elgin to Armadale by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Aberdeen
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket

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Bus  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 5 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness to Edinburgh Bus Station Glasgow - Inverness / ...

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Night train, bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the night train from Elgin to Haymarket
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Station to Armadale, Hunting Lodge X18

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Elgin to Armadale 164.7 miles
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The most affordable way to get from Elgin to Armadale is to drive, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Elgin to Armadale is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Elgin station to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Elgin, Bus Station and arriving at Armadale, Hunting Lodge via Inverness and Edinburgh, Princes Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Elgin to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Elgin and arriving at Armadale (W Lothian) via Aberdeen and Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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The distance between Elgin and Armadale is 122 miles. The road distance is 164.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Elgin to Armadale without a car is to train which takes 5h 31m and costs £35 - £180.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Elgin to Armadale, including transfers.

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Elgin to Armadale bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, depart from Elgin, Bus Station.

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Elgin to Armadale train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Elgin station.

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The best way to get from Elgin to Armadale is to train which takes 5h 31m and costs £35 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £55 and takes 7h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Elgin to Armadale.
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  • Distance: 122.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 31m

What companies run services between Elgin, Scotland and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

You can take a train from Elgin to Armadale via Aberdeen and Haymarket in around 5h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Elgin to Armadale via Inverness, Edinburgh Bus Station, and Edinburgh, Princes Street in around 7h 22m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Elgin to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £45
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £45
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £85
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
Night train from Elgin to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £130
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£95 - £130
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £120
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £120
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 5
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 3 to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Haymarket Station to Armadale, Hunting Lodge
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses

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Elgin to Armadale bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh Bus Station.

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Elgin to Armadale train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Haymarket station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elgin to Armadale is 165 miles. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Elgin to Armadale.

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