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There are 3 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Scarborough by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough

$46 - $73

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Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Scarborough, West Square Stop V 843

$26 - $35

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Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Scarborough 117.9 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Scarborough is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Scarborough is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Platt Ln and arriving at Scarborough, West Square Stop V via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Scarborough is 95 miles. The road distance is 117.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Scarborough without a car is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Greater Manchester to Scarborough, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Scarborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Scarborough is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £28 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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Greater Manchester to Scarborough bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Scarborough, West Square Stop V station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Scarborough is 118 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Scarborough.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 94.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Scarborough, England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Greater Manchester to Scarborough hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Scarborough via Manchester City Centre, Chinatown, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn in around 6 h 10 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2 h
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
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Scarborough, West Square Stop V
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk

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