There are 5 ways to get from Scunthorpe to Rotherham 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  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Scunthorpe to Rotherham Central

$13 - $22

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Scunthorpe to Doncaster
  2. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Rotherham Town Centre, Rotherham Interchange X78

$12 - $20

3 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  1 h 10 min

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

$14 - $24

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Scunthorpe to Rotherham 39.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Scunthorpe to Rotherham 39.1 miles

$8 - $13

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Scunthorpe to Rotherham every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. TransPennine Express also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Scunthorpe to Rotherham Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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 Doncaster to Rotherham Central
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Scunthorpe to Rotherham Central
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $22
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 Doncaster to Rotherham Central
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Scunthorpe to Rotherham
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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 Rotherham?

The distance between Scunthorpe and Rotherham is 49 km. The road distance is 62 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Scunthorpe to Rotherham is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 43 min.

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

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

Is there a direct train between Scunthorpe and Rotherham?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Scunthorpe and arriving at Rotherham Central. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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

The train from Scunthorpe to Rotherham Central takes 1 h 7 min including transfers and departs five times a day.