Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Scarborough

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Cheapest

£20

Average

£26

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Leeds to Scarborough will cost around £ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 20.

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10:14Leeds Railway Station1h38 11:52Scarborough
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£201One-way
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11:14Leeds Railway Station1h37 12:51Scarborough
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£201One-way
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09:27Leeds Railway Station1h24 10:51Scarborough
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£201One-way
08:27Leeds Railway Station1h22 09:49Scarborough
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£201One-way
11:18Leeds Railway Station1h33 12:51Scarborough
1 changes
£381One-way

Train schedule Leeds to Scarborough

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08:27Leeds Railway Station1h22 09:49Scarborough
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09:27Leeds Railway Station1h24 10:51Scarborough
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10:14Leeds Railway Station1h38 11:52Scarborough
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10:18Leeds Railway Station1h34 11:52Scarborough
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11:14Leeds Railway Station1h37 12:51Scarborough
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11:18Leeds Railway Station1h33 12:51Scarborough
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Wed
8 Dec
£20First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express

Fastest train times from Leeds to Scarborough

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Fastest Journey

1 h 22 m

Average

1 h 31 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

92 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Leeds for Scarborough every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 92 km distance in an average of 1 h 31 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 22 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 38 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:27Leeds Railway Station1h22 09:49Scarborough
0 changes
£201One-way
09:27Leeds Railway Station1h24 10:51Scarborough
0 changes
£201One-way
11:18Leeds Railway Station1h33 12:51Scarborough
1 changes
£381One-way
10:18Leeds Railway Station1h34 11:52Scarborough
1 changes
£381One-way
11:14Leeds Railway Station1h37 12:51Scarborough
1 changes
£201One-way

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Scarborough

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFirst Transpennine Express

Trains from Leeds to Scarborough cover the 56 miles (91 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £14, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Scarborough.

Trains from Leeds to Scarborough

Several trains go to Scarborough from Leeds, and with direct journey times from just 1 hour 17 minutes, booking day trips to this popular seaside resort is straightforward. What's more, there's a train from Leeds to Scarborough every day of the week.

Leeds to Scarborough train times: Daily departures

With average journey times of just 1 hour 25 minutes, visiting Scarborough by train is an easy day trip from any area of Leeds. It's just over 66 miles from Leeds to Scarborough. Trains leave Leeds Railway Station regularly throughout the day, and additional services operate from Burley Park and Headingley. The last train of the day to Scarborough leaves Leeds at around 10:15 p.m. It's also one of the quickest services, as it arrives just over an hour later. 

How long is the journey by train from Leeds to Scarborough?

The quickest train from Leeds to Scarborough takes 1 hour 17 minutes, and is a direct service. Trains from Burley Park or Headingley have at least one change, as they stop at Leeds. All services from Leeds to Scarborough are operated by First TransPennine Express, with at least three services every 60 minutes during peak daytime hours.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Leeds to Scarborough?

Departure train station: Leeds Railway Station is the third busiest in the UK, and has 17 platforms. The station can be reached by train or local bus, and is in the city centre. It's just a couple of minutes' walk from the Leeds shopping area to the station, and local buses stop just outside. What could be better than booking a fast train to the bracing airs of seaside Scarborough when the weather's hot and sticky in Leeds? The station is open 24/7, and has lost property facilities, baby change amenities, and plenty of food outlets. 

Arrival train station: Scarborough Railway Station is in the centre of town, and has luggage trolleys, refreshment facilities, and public WiFi. Bus services operate from outside the station, and it takes a couple of minutes to walk from the station to the town's main shopping centre or beach. 

Which train companies travel from Leeds to Scarborough?

First TransPennine Express operates every train from Leeds to Scarborough, while the local trains from Headingley or Burley Park are operated by Northern Rail. Every train from Leeds to Scarborough is a direct service, offering passengers a relaxing journey with plenty of onboard services and entertainment options. 

TransPennine Express Leeds to Scarborough

The quickest TransPennine Express train from Leeds to Scarborough takes just over one hour. Average journey times are around 1 hour 25 minutes. Taking the train is one of the most relaxing Leeds-to-Scarborough travel solutions, as regular, direct services operate from the city's main station throughout the day. With connecting services from local Burley Park and Headingley stations, taking the entire family on day trips to the seaside is easy when travelling by train. The last train of the day to Scarborough leaves Leeds at about 10:15 p.m., and is also one of the quickest services, as it arrives just over an hour later. 

Northern Rail Leeds to Scarborough

Passengers travelling to Scarborough from Burley Park or Headingley can book Northern Rail services on every day of the week, and are required to make one change at Leeds Central Railway Station. Journey times from Burley Park and Headingley take just nine minutes.

Leeds to Scarborough trains: Services on board

Plug sockets at every table on the train from Leeds to Scarborough mean passengers never lose connectivity during journeys. Some trains feature WiFi, and this service will be introduced on all trains in the near future. First-class seats offer more legroom and catering services directly to seats, while buffet services are available for standard-class travellers.

Download the TransPennine Express app for onboard entertainment during any train journey. Travellers touring Scarborough by bike will find it's an easy matter to take cycles on board. Some accessibility services need to be booked in advance, either by phone or online. Railway staff can assist elderly or disabled passengers, and it's possible to take mobility scooters on trains from Leeds to Scarborough. 

How to find cheap train tickets from Leeds to Scarborough

Finding cheap train tickets for trips from Leeds to Scarborough is easy with Omio. The top tip for booking the most affordable train tickets from Leeds to Scarborough is to remain flexible about departure times - it's far easier to find affordable train tickets during off-peak hours. Therefore, if travellers are in no real hurry to arrive at the beach, travelling after 10 a.m. could be the cheapest solution! 

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Trains from Leeds to Scarborough
Travel by train to Scarborough easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Leeds to Scarborough.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Leeds to Scarborough cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Leeds and Scarborough for as low as £11  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Leeds to Scarborough?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Leeds to Scarborough is £14  one way.
What is the distance by train from Leeds to Scarborough?
The distance from Leeds to Scarborough by train is approximately 56 miles (91 km).
How long is the train from Leeds to Scarborough?
The train time between Leeds and Scarborough is on average 1 h 22 min  for the 56 miles (91 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Scarborough from Leeds by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Leeds to Scarborough train leave from? Which Scarborough train station do I come into from Leeds?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Leeds Railway Station   to Scarborough.

Where is the train station in Leeds? Where is the train station in Scarborough?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and travel around 0.1 miles (172 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Scarborough and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (66 m) from the train station to the city centre in Scarborough.

What train providers go from Leeds to Scarborough?
When taking a train from Leeds to Scarborough, you can count on First Transpennine Express for the best way to get you to Scarborough. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Scarborough from Leeds and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to Scarborough from Leeds a day?
The average number of trains departing Leeds for Scarborough is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Leeds to Scarborough to score the best deals?
You can find a train between Leeds and Scarborough to cost on average £14 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Leeds to Scarborough train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeds
Scarborough
The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your trip to Scarborough from Leeds.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Leeds Railway Station
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express