There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 22m

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

£31 - £119

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Newcastle
  2. Take the bus from Gateshead Interchange to Middlesbrough X10
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane X93

Train via Newcastle upon Tyne  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Whitby

£32 - £99

Bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Middlesbrough
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane X93

Drive  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay 196.3 miles

£30 - £50

Fly, train  •  7h 55m

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

£66 - £192

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Robin Hood’s Bay is 149 miles. The road distance is 196.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay without a car is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £30 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £30 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay.
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  • Distance: 149.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Robin Hood’s Bay, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay via York, Scarborough, Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S, and Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane in around 5h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9, and Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane in around 7h 33m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£17 - £25
1st Class
£35 - £55
Train from Haymarket to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£11 - £17
1st Class
£26 - £40
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£11 - £16
1st Class
£26 - £40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Single
£65 - £100
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £100
Train from Haymarket to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£25 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £90
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £5
Website
Go North East
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Arriva North East
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 Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
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National Express
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay.

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Ryanair and Flybe offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1304+ hotels available in Robin Hood’s Bay. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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