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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  •  1h 49m

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

$30 - $78

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Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Doncaster to Scarborough National Express

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Train Northern Rail  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Scarborough

$30 - $65

Train, bus  •  3h 4m

  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  •  1h 31m

  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 3h 15m.

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

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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 3h 15m.

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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 2h 21m.

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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 1h 49m and costs £23 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1h 49m 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 CrossCountry, depart from Doncaster station.

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

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

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

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

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
23m
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
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Train from Doncaster to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
48m
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
1h 43m
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
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express

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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 1h 31m to drive from Doncaster to Scarborough.

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