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There are 5 ways to get from Doncaster to Scarborough by train, bus or car

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Train TransPennine Express  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to York
  2. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$30 - $73

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Doncaster to Scarborough National Express

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Train Northern Rail  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Scarborough

$30 - $50

Train, bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to York
  2. Take the bus from York, Rail Station to Scarborough, West Square Stop V 843

$24 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Doncaster to Scarborough 84.4 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Doncaster to Scarborough is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Doncaster to Scarborough is to drive which costs £13 - £21 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Doncaster and arriving at Scarborough. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Doncaster and arriving at Scarborough. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Doncaster and Scarborough is 60 miles. The road distance is 84.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Doncaster to Scarborough without a car is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £23 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Doncaster to Scarborough, including transfers.

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Doncaster to Scarborough bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Doncaster station.

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Doncaster to Scarborough train services, operated by LNER, depart from Doncaster station.

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The best way to get from Doncaster to Scarborough is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £23 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Doncaster to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 60.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Doncaster to Scarborough via York in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Doncaster to Scarborough once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $26
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$21 - $35
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
Bus operators
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
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 Doncaster to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Doncaster to Scarborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Scarborough station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Doncaster to Scarborough is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Doncaster to Scarborough.

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