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There are 5 ways to get from Northampton to Scarborough by train, bus or car

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Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to York
  3. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$97 - $146

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Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Scarborough National Express

$25 - $34

3 alternative options

Train LNER  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to York
  3. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$75 - $213

Bus, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Semilong, Marriott Street to Leicester, Station Street X7
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Scarborough

$74 - $112

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Scarborough 187.7 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Scarborough is to bus which costs £19 - £26 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Scarborough is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Scarborough via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Northampton to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Scarborough via Birmingham New Street and York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Northampton and Scarborough is 142 miles. The road distance is 187.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Scarborough without a car is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Northampton to Scarborough, including transfers.

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Northampton to Scarborough bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Northampton to Scarborough train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Northampton station.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Scarborough is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £26 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Northampton to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 142.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

What companies run services between Northampton, England and Scarborough, England?

You can take a train from Northampton to Scarborough via Birmingham New Street and York in around 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Northampton to Scarborough once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Northampton to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$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 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Grand Central
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Semilong, Marriott Street to Leicester, Station Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Northampton to Scarborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Scarborough station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to Scarborough is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Northampton to Scarborough.

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