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

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Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Scunthorpe to Rotherham Central

$14 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) 399 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Rotherham Forge Island Bus Station X78

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Train via Doncaster  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Scunthorpe to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Rotherham Central

$12 - $22

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Scunthorpe to Rotherham 39.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Scunthorpe to Rotherham 39.1 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scunthorpe to Rotherham is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scunthorpe to Rotherham is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 43 min.

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The distance between Scunthorpe and Rotherham is 31 miles. The road distance is 39.1 miles.

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The train from Scunthorpe to Rotherham Central takes 59 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scunthorpe station to Rotherham station. However, there are services departing from Scunthorpe, Bus Station and arriving at Rotherham Forge Island Bus Station via Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Scunthorpe and arriving at Rotherham Central. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Scunthorpe to Rotherham 6 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Scunthorpe to Rotherham via Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Scunthorpe to Rotherham Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Train from Scunthorpe to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Doncaster to Rotherham Central
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
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 Doncaster to Rotherham Central
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Isle Coaches
Phone
+44 1427 728227
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Scunthorpe to Rotherham
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Hull Cars
Phone
+44 1482 828282
Website
hull-cars.com
Belmont Taxis
Phone
+44 1482 919191
Website
belmonttaxis.co.uk

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