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There are 6 ways to get from Thirsk to Scarborough by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Thirsk to York
  2. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$27 - $41

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Thirsk, Market Place to York, Royal Mail Offices 30 / ...
  2. Take the bus from York, Rail Station to Scarborough, West Square Stop V 843

$11 - $14

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Bus, train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Thirsk, Market Place to York, Royal Mail Offices 30 / ...
  2. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$17 - $24

Bus, line 128 bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Thirsk, Market Place to Helmsley, Market Place M4 / ...
  2. Take the line 128 bus from Helmsley, Market Place to Pickering, The Library 128
  3. Take the line 128 bus from Pickering, The Library to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop U 128

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thirsk to Scarborough 44.7 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Thirsk to Scarborough 44.7 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Thirsk to Scarborough is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thirsk to Scarborough is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thirsk to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Thirsk, Market Place and arriving at Scarborough, West Square Stop V via York, Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thirsk to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Thirsk and arriving at Scarborough via York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Thirsk and Scarborough is 38 miles. The road distance is 44.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Thirsk to Scarborough without a car is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £20 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Thirsk to Scarborough, including transfers.

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Thirsk to Scarborough bus services, operated by Reliance Motor Services, depart from Thirsk, Market Place station.

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

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The best way to get from Thirsk to Scarborough is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £20 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Thirsk to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 38.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Thirsk to Scarborough via York in around 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thirsk to Scarborough via York, Royal Mail Offices and York, Rail Station in around 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Thirsk to York
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Thirsk to York
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $18
Bus operators
Reliance Motor Services
Phone
01904 768262
Website
reliancebuses.co.uk
Bus from Thirsk, Market Place to York, Royal Mail Offices
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
reliancebuses.co.uk
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Rail Station to Scarborough, West Square Stop V
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Thirsk, Market Place to Helmsley, Market Place
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Scarborough and District
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Helmsley, Market Place to Pickering, The Library
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Pickering, The Library to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop U
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Thirsk to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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Thirsk to Scarborough bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Scarborough, West Square Stop V station.

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Thirsk to Scarborough train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Scarborough station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thirsk to Scarborough is 45 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Thirsk to Scarborough.

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