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

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Train via Newcastle  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to York
  4. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$65 - $142

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Whitby

$56 - $83

2 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station 685
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge M12 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S X93

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Dumfries to Scarborough 177.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Dumfries to Scarborough is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dumfries to Scarborough is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dumfries to Scarborough station. However, there are services departing from Dumfries, Whitesands and arriving at Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S via Annan, Stance 2, Carlisle, Bus Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dumfries to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Dumfries and arriving at Scarborough via Carlisle, Newcastle and York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Dumfries and Scarborough is 140 miles. The road distance is 177.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Dumfries to Scarborough without a car is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs £50 - £110.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Dumfries to Scarborough, including transfers.

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Dumfries to Scarborough bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Carlisle, Bus Station.

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Dumfries to Scarborough train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Dumfries station.

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The best way to get from Dumfries to Scarborough is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs £50 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Dumfries to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 140.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

What companies run services between Dumfries, Scotland and Scarborough, England?

You can take a train from Dumfries to Scarborough via Carlisle, Newcastle, and York in around 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dumfries to Scarborough via Annan, Stance 3, Annan, Stance 2, Carlisle, Bus Station, Eldon Square Bus Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge, and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 10 h 48 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Whitby
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
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
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
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach North West
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Dumfries to Scarborough bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumfries to Scarborough is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Dumfries to Scarborough.

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