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What should I say when I mean that morning is yet to come.
Are any of the below correct?

There is still time in morning.
There is still time for morning.
There is still time to morning.

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    There is still time before/until ... – Damkerng T. Oct 15 '16 at 22:48
  • Until, or use yet - e.g. "It's not morning yet." – LawrenceC Oct 16 '16 at 0:30
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    Uhmmm... how about Morning is yet to come. – P. E. Dant Oct 16 '16 at 0:39
  • @DamkerngT. - I think that's the best answer to this question. – J.R. Oct 16 '16 at 2:24
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There is still time until morning comes.
There is still time before morning comes.
It's not yet morning.

In your examples

There is still time in (the) morning.
There is still time for morning.

indicate it is already morning and talk about when morning will end.

There is still time to morning.

is awkward but could have the same meaning as

There is still time until morning (arrives).

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"It's not quite morning," or, "It's not yet morning." Also, "before (the) morning (comes)," is fine or, "before the morning has come," or "pre-dawn", or, "before sunrise," or various other expressions.

By the way, be careful of saying, "in morning," because this sounds like, "in mourning," which means you are in the process of grieving (for someone). You can say "in the morning", though:

We can wash the dishes in the morning.

In the morning, I'll tell her.

It'd debatable when exactly morning begins, though. This varies from place to place and possibly even person to person, but almost anytime after midnight could be considered morning, so instead of saying "before morning" you can use "early morning":

He rose early in the morning, long before the sun was up.

It was early morning by the time they stumbled home from the pub.

Note in the second sentence "early morning" is inexact and could be any time from around 1 am to around sunrise, or possibly even later depending on what your audience considers early.

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