There are 3 ways to get from Leeds to Scunthorpe by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Scunthorpe

$19 - $63

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Sheffield, Meadowhall National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Meadowhall to Scunthorpe

$23 - $42

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Scunthorpe 53.8 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Scunthorpe. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Scunthorpe via Doncaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Scunthorpe is 40 miles. The road distance is 53.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Scunthorpe without a car is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Leeds to Scunthorpe, including transfers.

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Leeds to Scunthorpe train services, operated by LNER, depart from Leeds station.

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Leeds to Scunthorpe train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Scunthorpe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeds to Scunthorpe is 54 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Leeds to Scunthorpe.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Scunthorpe. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Scunthorpe.
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  • Distance: 39.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between Leeds, England and Scunthorpe, England?

You can take a train from Leeds to Scunthorpe via Doncaster in around 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Scunthorpe
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
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 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
Train from Meadowhall to Scunthorpe
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $22
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Sheffield, Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Meadowhall Interchange
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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