There are 4 ways to get from Elgin to Nairn by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Nairn

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Line 10 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 10 bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) 10 / ...

$9

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Elgin to Nairn 22.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Elgin to Nairn 22.8 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Elgin to Nairn is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Elgin to Nairn is to train which costs £6 - £8 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elgin, Bus Station station and arriving at Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Elgin and arriving at Nairn. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Elgin and Nairn is 21 miles. The road distance is 22.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Elgin to Nairn without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs £6 - £8.

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The train from Elgin to Nairn takes 23 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Elgin to Nairn bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Elgin, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Elgin to Nairn.
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  • Distance: 21.2 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Elgin to Nairn every 2 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach North Scotland operates a bus from Elgin to Nairn every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Elgin to Nairn
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Elgin to Nairn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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