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There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Scarborough by train, bus, car or plane

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Train CrossCountry  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to York
  2. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$59 - $182

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Train Northern Rail  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Whitby

$74 - $164

Bus  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow 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 Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S X93

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Scarborough 240 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, train  •  6h 6m

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

$97 - $351

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough

$95 - $257

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to York
  3. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$103 - $286

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to York
  3. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$128 - $332

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to York
  4. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$111 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Scarborough is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Scarborough is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Scarborough station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Scarborough via York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Scarborough is 189 miles. The road distance is 240 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Scarborough without a car is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs £45 - £140.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Glasgow to Scarborough, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Scarborough bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Scarborough train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Scarborough is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs £45 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 188.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Scarborough via York in around 5h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Scarborough via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 9h 27m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
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
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to York
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to York
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
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 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 Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
ScotRail
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 Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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
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
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Scarborough is 240 miles. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Glasgow to Scarborough.

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

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There are 826+ hotels available in Scarborough. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18m and costs £7.

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