There are 6 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster

$38 - $136

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Bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Scunthorpe National Express

$21 - $28

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Lincoln Central
  2. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Scunthorpe, Lloyds Avenue 100|InterConnect / ...

$89 - $118

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe 169 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Scunthorpe

$106 - $312

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to Scunthorpe

$87 - $256

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The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe is to train which costs £28 - £110 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe. However, there are services departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Scunthorpe via Doncaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Scunthorpe is 144 miles. The road distance is 169 miles.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £28 - £110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe, including transfers.

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King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £28 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Doncaster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe is 169 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe.
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  • Distance: 144.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Scunthorpe, England?

LNER operates a train from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$23 - $35
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $75
Super Off-Peak Single
$80 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $120
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Scunthorpe
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $24
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Doncaster to Scunthorpe
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Bus Station to Scunthorpe, Lloyds Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Scunthorpe
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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