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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via York  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Rotherham Central to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to York
  3. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$35 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotherham Forge Island Bus Station to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) X78
  2. Take the bus from Doncaster to Scarborough National Express

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Rotherham Central to Scarborough

$35 - $55

Bus via York, Stonebow (Stonebow Interchange)  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) 240 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Stonebow (Stonebow Interchange) Zap / ...
  3. Take the bus from York, Stonebow (Stonebow Interchange) to Scarborough, West Square Stop V (Railway Station) 843 / ...

$23 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Rotherham to Scarborough 96.8 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotherham to Scarborough is to bus which costs £10 - £15 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotherham to Scarborough is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Rotherham and Scarborough is 71 miles. The road distance is 96.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Rotherham to Scarborough, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotherham station to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Rotherham Forge Island Bus Station and arriving at Scarborough via Doncaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotherham Central and arriving at Scarborough. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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

You can take a train from Rotherham to Scarborough via Doncaster and York in around 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotherham to Scarborough via Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) and Doncaster in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rotherham Central to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rotherham Central to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$21 - $35
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
48 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
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 Doncaster to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Stonebow (Stonebow Interchange)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Stonebow (Stonebow Interchange) to Scarborough, West Square Stop V (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk

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