Elgin to Perth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 47m
  • Distance
    139 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 29m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Elgin to Perth by train

Fast trains from Elgin to Perth take around 2 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 139 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Elgin and Perth.

1. Are there direct trains from Elgin to Perth?

Journeys between Elgin and Perth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Elgin to Perth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Elgin to Perth?

The Elgin to Perth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Elgin to Perth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Perth is usually scheduled to depart Elgin around 06:58 and the last train is around 23:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Elgin around 05:33, and the last at 23:25.

When to book Elgin to Perth train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Elgin to Perth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Elgin and Perth?

More than one train company operates on the route from Elgin to Perth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.