There are 5 ways to get from Scunthorpe to Barnsley by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Scunthorpe to Doncaster
  2. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Barnsley Town Centre, West Way (Alhambra Roundabout) 219 / ...

$15 - $21

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Scunthorpe to Meadowhall
  2. Take the train from Meadowhall to Barnsley

$20 - $29

Line 399 bus, bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 399 bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Owston Ferry, Market Place 399
  2. Take the line 399 bus from Owston Ferry, Market Place to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) 399 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Barnsley Town Centre, West Way (Alhambra Roundabout) 219 / ...

$22

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Scunthorpe to Barnsley 46 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Scunthorpe to Barnsley 46 miles

$9 - $15

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No, there is no direct bus from Scunthorpe station to Barnsley. However, there are services departing from Scunthorpe, Bus Station and arriving at Barnsley Town Centre, West Way (Alhambra Roundabout) via Owston Ferry, Market Place and Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scunthorpe to Barnsley. However, there are services departing from Scunthorpe and arriving at Barnsley via Meadowhall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Scunthorpe and Barnsley is 34 miles. The road distance is 46 miles.

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The best way to get from Scunthorpe to Barnsley without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Scunthorpe to Barnsley, including transfers.

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Scunthorpe to Barnsley bus services, operated by Isle Coaches, arrive at Scunthorpe, Bus Station.

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Scunthorpe to Barnsley train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Scunthorpe station.

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The best way to get from Scunthorpe to Barnsley is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 399 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Scunthorpe to Barnsley bus services, operated by Stagecoach Yorkshire, arrive at Barnsley Town Centre, West Way (Alhambra Roundabout) station.

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Scunthorpe to Barnsley train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Barnsley station.

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Map of how to get from Scunthorpe to Barnsley.
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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Scunthorpe to Barnsley via Meadowhall in around 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Scunthorpe to Barnsley via Owston Ferry, Market Place and Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) in around 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Scunthorpe to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 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 Scunthorpe to Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $22
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Scunthorpe to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Meadowhall to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Barnsley Town Centre, West Way (Alhambra Roundabout)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Isle Coaches
Phone
+44 1427 728227
Bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Owston Ferry, Market Place
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Bus from Owston Ferry, Market Place to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Scunthorpe to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Hull Cars
Phone
+44 1482 828282
Website
hull-cars.com
Belmont Taxis
Phone
+44 1482 919191
Website
belmonttaxis.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Scunthorpe to Barnsley is 46 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Scunthorpe to Barnsley.

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