There are 4 ways to get from Scunthorpe to Barnsley by train, bus, taxi 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, bus  •  1 h 19 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 / ...

$12 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 20 min

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

$22 - $31

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Scunthorpe to Barnsley 46 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Scunthorpe to Barnsley 46 miles

$9 - $15

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 20 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 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Scunthorpe to Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Scunthorpe to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Meadowhall to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
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
$3 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Scunthorpe to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Hull Cars
Phone
+44 1482 828282
Website
hull-cars.com
Belmont Taxis
Phone
+44 1482 919191
Website
belmonttaxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Scunthorpe to Barnsley?

The distance between Scunthorpe and Barnsley is 55 km. The road distance is 74 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Scunthorpe to Barnsley?

The cheapest way to get from Scunthorpe to Barnsley is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Scunthorpe to Barnsley?

The quickest way to get from Scunthorpe to Barnsley is to taxi which takes 51 min and costs £120 - £150.

Is there a direct train between Scunthorpe and Barnsley?

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 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Scunthorpe to Barnsley?

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