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

$15 - $21

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Train via Doncaster  •  1 h 13 min

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

$12 - $22

3 alternative options

Line 399 bus, bus  •  3 h 7 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 Rotherham Forge Island Bus Station X78

$18 - $19

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Scunthorpe to Rotherham 39.1 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Scunthorpe to Rotherham 39.1 miles

$8 - $13

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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 Owston Ferry, Market Place and Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 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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The distance between Scunthorpe and Rotherham is 31 miles. The road distance is 39.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Scunthorpe to Rotherham without a car is to train which takes 59 min and costs .

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

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

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The best way to get from Scunthorpe to Rotherham is to train which takes 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 399 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 7 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Scunthorpe to Rotherham.
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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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 $15 - $21 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Scunthorpe to Rotherham via Owston Ferry, Market Place and Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) in around 3 h 7 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
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
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 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
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 Rotherham
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$140 - $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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Yes, the driving distance between Scunthorpe to Rotherham is 39 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Scunthorpe to Rotherham.

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