There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow to Scarborough by train, bus, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to York
  3. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$67 - $182

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Bus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Middlesbrough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S X93

$36 - $41

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Train, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Durham
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S X93

$61 - $151

Train Northern Rail  •  7 h 44 min

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

$96 - $174

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Scarborough 240 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$104 - $349

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 29 min

  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 Airport to Scarborough

$101 - $255

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, train  •  7 h 25 min

  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

$104 - $287

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Scarborough is to bus which costs £27 - £31 and takes 8 h 56 min.

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

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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 Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Scarborough via Edinburgh and York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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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 5 h 25 min and costs £50 - £140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min 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 ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Scarborough is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs £50 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £31 and takes 8 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 188.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Scarborough via Edinburgh and York in around 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Scarborough via Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 8 h 56 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
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
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
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 Glasgow Central to Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
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 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Glasgow Central to Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
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 Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
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
Bus operators
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
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
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 Glasgow to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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

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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 4 h 14 min 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 823+ hotels available in Scarborough. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £7.

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