There are 4 ways to get from Rotherham to Scarborough by train, bus or car

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Train via York  •  2 h 33 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 - $81

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Bus  •  5 h 6 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

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Rotherham Central to Scarborough

$35 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Rotherham to Scarborough 96.8 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

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 5 h 6 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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The distance between Rotherham and Scarborough is 71 miles. The road distance is 96.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Rotherham to Scarborough without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Rotherham to Scarborough, including transfers.

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Rotherham to Scarborough bus services, operated by First, arrive at Rotherham Forge Island Bus Station.

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Rotherham to Scarborough train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Rotherham Central station.

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The best way to get from Rotherham to Scarborough is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 6 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Rotherham to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 70.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotherham to Scarborough via Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) and Doncaster in around 5 h 6 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
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $26
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
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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotherham to Scarborough is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from Rotherham to Scarborough.

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