There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 2 min

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

$60 - $162

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Middlesbrough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane (Station Road) X93

$28 - $32

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Train, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Durham
  2. Take the bus from Durham, Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 X12
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane (Station Road) X93

$50 - $123

Train via Darlington  •  5 h 27 min

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

$50 - $139

Bus via Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Castle Hotel)  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Castle Hotel) 253
  2. Take the bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Haymarket Bus Station X15
  3. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 X10 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane (Station Road) X93

$49 - $56

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

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

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  6 h 55 min

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

$102 - $253

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay is to bus which costs £21 - £25 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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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 3 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane (Station Road) via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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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 5 h 2 min and costs £45 - £130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min 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 5 h 2 min and costs £45 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £25 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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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 Road).

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

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

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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: 5 h 2 min

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 (Station Road) in around 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Robin Hood’s Bay via Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9, and Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane (Station Road) in around 6 h 27 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $85
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Manchester Airport to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Robin Hood's Bay, Thorpe Lane (Station Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
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 Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Castle Hotel)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Perrymans Buses
Phone
01289 308719
Email
enquiries@perrymansbuses.com
Website
perrymansbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
perrymansbuses.co.uk
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
simplygo.com

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