Duration 5h 6m
Distance 182.1 miles
Average price £65
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rhyl and Scarborough takes 5h 6m and the fastest train takes 4h 16m. There is a train service every few hours from Rhyl 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.


  1. Rhyl
  2. Newton-le-Willows
  3. York
  4. Scarborough
4h 59m
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£56 - £87

Rhyl to Scarborough train times

Trains run every two hours between Rhyl and Scarborough. The earliest departure is at 06:02 in the morning, and the last departure from Rhyl is at 21:11 which arrives into Scarborough at 06:52. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 6m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Rhyl to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Rhyl and arriving at Scarborough via Newton-le-Willows and York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between Rhyl and Scarborough is 143 miles. The road distance is 182.1 miles.

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Rhyl to Scarborough train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Rhyl station.

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

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