There are 3 ways to get from Scunthorpe to Scarborough by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Scunthorpe to Scarborough National Express

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Scunthorpe to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to York
  3. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$38 - $88

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Scunthorpe to Scarborough 66.7 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Scunthorpe to Scarborough is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scunthorpe to Scarborough is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Scunthorpe and arriving at Scarborough. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scunthorpe to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Scunthorpe and arriving at Scarborough via Doncaster and York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Scunthorpe and Scarborough is 50 miles. The road distance is 66.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Scunthorpe to Scarborough without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £7 - £10.

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The bus from Scunthorpe to Scarborough takes 2 h 35 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Scunthorpe to Scarborough bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Scunthorpe station.

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

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The best way to get from Scunthorpe to Scarborough is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £7 - £10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £29 - £70 and takes 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Scunthorpe to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 49.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Scunthorpe to Scarborough once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Scunthorpe to Scarborough via Doncaster and York in around 3 h.

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 York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$21 - $35
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $26
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Scunthorpe to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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