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Duration 3h 53m
Distance 155.3 miles
Average price £80
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Leicester and Scarborough takes 3h 53m and the fastest train takes 3h 6m. There is a train service every few hours from Leicester to Scarborough. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

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  1. Leicester
  2. Derby
  3. York
  4. Scarborough
3h 18m
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Leicester to Scarborough train times

Trains run hourly between Leicester and Scarborough. The earliest departure is at 01:08 in the morning, and the last departure from Leicester is at 20:10 which arrives into Scarborough at 23:29. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leicester and arriving at Scarborough. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 24m.

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The distance between Leicester and Scarborough is 118 miles. The road distance is 155.3 miles.

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Leicester to Scarborough train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Leicester station.

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Leicester to Scarborough train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Scarborough station.

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You can take a train from Leicester to Scarborough via Derby and York in around 3h 18m.
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£14 - £22
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £65
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Single
£21 - £30
Train from Leicester to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£55 - £80
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£28 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £90
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £80
Anytime Single
£80 - £120

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