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

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Train LNER  •  5h 2m

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

$52 - $159

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Train CrossCountry  •  6h 1m

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

$52 - $132

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Darlington
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane X93

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 36m

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

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  7h 27m

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

$88 - $249

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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 36m.

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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 36m.

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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 2m and costs £40 - £130.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m 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 2m and costs £40 - £130. 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 2m

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 2m. 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 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
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
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2h
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
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
Bus operators
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
Schedules at
arrivabus.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 Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
National Express
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay.

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

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There are 1033+ hotels available in Robin Hood’s Bay. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32m and costs £3 - £5.

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