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

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Recommended option

Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Elgin

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 10 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 10 bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) 10 / ...
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) to Elgin, Bus Station 10 / ...

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Inverness to Elgin 38.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Elgin 38.2 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Elgin is to line 10 bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Elgin is to train which takes 41 min and costs £9 - £12.

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The distance between Inverness and Elgin is 57 km. The road distance is 61 km.

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The train from Inverness to Elgin takes 41 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Inverness to Elgin. However, there are services departing from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) and arriving at Elgin, Bus Station via Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at Elgin. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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

ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Elgin every 2 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $15 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Inverness to Elgin via Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Elgin
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $15
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) to Elgin, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Inverness to Elgin
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Inverness Taxis
Phone
+44 1463 222222
Website
inverness-taxis.com
Inverness Airport Taxi
Phone
+44 1463 264064
Website
inverness-airport-taxi.co.uk
City Taxis Inverness LTD
Phone
+44 1463 222555
Website
citytaxisinverness.co.uk

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