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

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Train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Dundee

$27 - $50

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Train via Aberdeen  •  2 h 59 min

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

$26 - $63

2 alternative options

Night train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Elgin to Dundee

$40 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Elgin to Dundee 131.1 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Elgin to Dundee is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Elgin to Dundee is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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

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The distance between Elgin and Dundee is 83 miles. The road distance is 131.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Elgin to Dundee without a car is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs £20 - £40.

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

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Elgin to Dundee train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Elgin station.

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Elgin to Dundee train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Dundee station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elgin to Dundee is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Elgin to Dundee.

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  • Distance: 83.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Elgin to Dundee once a week. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. Caledonian Sleeper also services this route once a week.

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 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Train from Elgin to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Elgin to Dundee
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Elgin to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$20 - $29
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$0
Sleeper Berth Solo
$2
Sleeper Seat
$6 - $10

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