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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station) by train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

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

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to York
  3. Take the train from York to Scarborough

Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Sunderland Interchange
  2. Take the train from Sunderland to Whitby

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station)

Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station) by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Scarborough (Station) is around 3h 54m and covers a distance of around 246 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 34 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 18m. Operated by LNER, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express Service, the Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station) train service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Scarborough. Typically 89 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 19m
Layover time:
34 min
Total time:
3h 54m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 18m
Train distance:
246 miles
Trains per week:
89
Cheapest price:
£44
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:24
Last train departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station) train schedules

Trains departing Friday, September 24, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station) is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station) is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station). However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Scarborough via York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 13m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Scarborough (Station) is 161 miles. The road distance is 209.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station) without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £40 - £270.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station), including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station) train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station) train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, arrive at Scarborough station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station) is 210 miles. It takes approximately 3h 54m to drive from Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station).

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  • Distance: 160.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Scarborough (Station), England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Scarborough (Station) via York in around 4h 13m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £220
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£95 - £140
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £110
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£90 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£170 - £250
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £95
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £45
Bus operators
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 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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