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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Scunthorpe

$38 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Scunthorpe National Express

$21 - $27

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 13 min

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

$91 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

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

$35 - $55

Fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 26 min

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

$130 - $349

Tube, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster
  4. Take the train from Doncaster to Scunthorpe

$111 - $293

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

You can take a train from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe via Doncaster in around 2 h 19 min. 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 30 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
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
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 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Super Off-Peak Single
$80 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $130
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
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
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Manchester Airport to Scunthorpe
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $29
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from City Bus Station to Scunthorpe, Lloyds Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between King's Cross Station and Scunthorpe is 231 km. The road distance is 270 km.

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 6 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £28 - £110.

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 19 min.

No, there is no direct bus from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe. However, there are services departing from Euston Station and arriving at Scunthorpe via London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from King's Cross Station to Scunthorpe, including transfers.