There are 4 ways to get from Bolton to Scarborough by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough

$49 - $71

Cheapest option

Line 37 bus, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 37 bus from Bolton Interchange to Manchester City Centre, Mosley St (Toni & Guy) 37
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street 060
  3. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Scarborough, West Square Stop V (Railway Station) 843

$27 - $37

2 alternative options

Line 471 bus, train, bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 471 bus from Bolton Interchange to Rochdale Railway Stn (Station) 471
  2. Take the train from Rochdale to York
  3. Take the bus from York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Scarborough, West Square Stop V (Railway Station) 843

$36 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Scarborough 118.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bolton to Scarborough is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolton to Scarborough is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolton to Scarborough station. However, there are services departing from Bolton Interchange and arriving at Scarborough, West Square Stop V (Railway Station) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolton to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Bolton and arriving at Scarborough via Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Bolton and Scarborough is 96 miles. The road distance is 118.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Scarborough without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Bolton to Scarborough, including transfers.

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Bolton to Scarborough bus services, operated by First, depart from Bolton Interchange station.

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Bolton to Scarborough train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Victoria station.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Scarborough is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 37 bus and bus, which costs £20 - £28 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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Bolton to Scarborough bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Scarborough, West Square Stop V (Railway Station).

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

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Map of how to get from Bolton to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 96.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Bolton, England and Scarborough, England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Bolton to Scarborough 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolton to Scarborough via Manchester City Centre, Mosley St (Toni & Guy), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 6 h 39 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Rochdale Railway Stn (Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Manchester City Centre, Mosley St (Toni & Guy)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Scarborough, West Square Stop V (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Scarborough, West Square Stop V (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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