Trains from Elgin to Helmsdale run up to 1 times per hour.
If you’re a frequent rail traveller, you could save 1/3 off train fares with a National Railcard. Visit our Railcards page to find out what Railcards are available.
Plan your journey online before you travel and we’ll always show you the cheapest train tickets available for your chosen times. When you’re travelling outside peak times, choose an Off-Peak ticket to enjoy the best savings.
If you travel on this route regularly, why not purchase a Flexipass or Season ticket and enjoy great savings? You can load these tickets onto your Smartcard so that you never have to worry about carrying, or losing, paper tickets again.
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Train journey information from Elgin to Helmsdale
How much is a train ticket from Elgin to Helmsdale?
Trains from Elgin to Helmsdale start at £19.25 one-way based on a return fare. Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train tickets to Helmsdale for your chosen travel times.
How long does it take to travel from Elgin to Helmsdale by train?
The average journey time from Elgin to Helmsdale is 5 hours 23 minutes. Journey times might be slightly longer on weekends and Bank Holidays. Use our online journey planner or download a timetable for more details.
How many trains a day are there from Elgin to Helmsdale?
There are up to 4 trains per day from Elgin to Helmsdale.
Are there any direct trains from Elgin to Helmsdale?
No, we don’t operate any direct trains between Elgin and Helmsdale. Use our online journey planner to find out where you’ll need to change.
What time is the first train from Elgin to Helmsdale?
What time is the last train from Elgin to Helmsdale?
The last train from Elgin to Helmsdale leaves at 23:29.
Can I book assistance for my journey from Elgin to Helmsdale?
Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Elgin and Helmsdale. You’ll need to book at least 2 hours before you travel, or before 22:00 if you’re travelling early next day. You can book assistance online or by calling our Assisted Travel team on 0800 912 2901.
- Ticket office
- Step-free access
- Bus service
- Prepurchase collection
- Car park
- Ticket machine
- Bus service
- Car park
- Seated area available