There are 11 ways to get from Inverness to Scarborough by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 26 min

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

$77 - $113

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Night train, bus  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Newcastle
  2. Take the bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 X10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S X93

$66 - $95

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Bus  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
  3. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Middlesbrough
  4. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S X93

$70 - $90

Drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Scarborough 358.5 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Inverness to Manchester, train  •  6 h 12 min

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

$119 - $308

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Humberside, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Humberside (HUY) ABZ - HUY
  3. Take the train from Hull to Scarborough

$131 - $328

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Newcastle (NCL) ABZ - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to York
  4. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$184 - $457

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough

$124 - $256

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Durham, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Durham (MME) ABZ - MME
  3. Take the train from Darlington to York
  4. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$165 - $459

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough

$139 - $306

Fly Inverness to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 58 min

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

$140 - $424

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Inverness station to Scarborough station. However, there are services departing from Inverness, Bus Station and arriving at Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S via Edinburgh, Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Inverness to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Inverness and arriving at Scarborough via York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 26 min.

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The distance between Inverness and Scarborough is 268 miles. The road distance is 358.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Scarborough without a car is to train which takes 7 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from Inverness to Scarborough, including transfers.

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Inverness to Scarborough bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Inverness to Scarborough train services, operated by LNER, depart from Inverness station.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Scarborough is to train which takes 7 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Inverness Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 267.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Inverness to Scarborough via York in around 7 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Inverness to Scarborough via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12), Edinburgh, Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, Middlesbrough, and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 12 h 21 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Inverness to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside via Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
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 Inverness to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
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 Inverness to York
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$14 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$199
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $65
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Dyce
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Scarborough is 359 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to drive from Inverness to Scarborough.

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Flybe and Loganair offer flights from Inverness Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 812+ hotels available in Scarborough. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Inverness Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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