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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Dundee

$40 - $55

Cheapest option

Train via Aberdeen  •  2 h 56 min

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

$32 - $68

2 alternative options

Night train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Elgin to Dundee

$40 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Elgin to Dundee 131.1 miles

$28 - $45

What companies run services between Elgin, Scotland and Dundee, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Elgin to Dundee once a week. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Elgin to Dundee
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Elgin to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $26

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Elgin to Dundee?

The distance between Elgin and Dundee is 133 km. The road distance is 210 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Elgin to Dundee?

The cheapest way to get from Elgin to Dundee is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 2 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Elgin to Dundee?

The quickest way to get from Elgin to Dundee is to drive which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £20 - £29.

Is there a direct train between Elgin and Dundee?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Elgin and arriving at Dundee. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Elgin to Dundee?

The train from Elgin to Dundee takes 2 h 53 min including transfers and departs once a week.