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There are 10 ways to get from Chelmsford to Scarborough by train, night train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to York
  3. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$63 - $197

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Bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to York
  3. Take the bus from York, Rail Station to Scarborough, West Square Stop V 843

$38 - $53

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Train via Peterborough  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to York
  3. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$85 - $126

Train, night train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the night train from Peterborough to Hull
  3. Take the train from Hull to Scarborough

$108 - $159

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Scarborough 243.1 miles

$50 - $80

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Scarborough

$123 - $282

Fly Southend to Manchester, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough

$123 - $405

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough

$150 - $385

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to York
  4. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$145 - $446

Train to Norwich, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough

$160 - $321

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Scarborough is to bus which costs £29 - £45 and takes 10 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Scarborough is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Scarborough, West Square Stop V via Stansted Airport London, London Golders Green and York, Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 13 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Scarborough is 181 miles. The road distance is 243.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Scarborough without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs £45 - £160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Chelmsford to Scarborough, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Scarborough bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Scarborough is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs £45 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £45 and takes 10 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Chelmsford to Scarborough bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Scarborough, West Square Stop V station.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 180.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Scarborough via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, and York in around 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Scarborough via Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, London Golders Green, York, and York, Rail Station in around 10 h 13 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Peterborough to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Grand Central
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Leeds to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Night train from Peterborough to Hull
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Super Off-Peak Single
$65 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $100
Bus operators
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 Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to York
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Rail Station to Scarborough, West Square Stop V
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Scarborough is 243 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Chelmsford to Scarborough.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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There are 810+ hotels available in Scarborough. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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