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from Leeds to Scarborough

You can get from Leeds to Scarborough by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Leeds to Scarborough on 2 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:27Leeds Railway Station1h24 10:51Scarborough
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11:14Leeds Railway Station1h37 12:51Scarborough
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08:27Leeds Railway Station1h22 09:49Scarborough
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10:14Leeds Railway Station1h38 11:52Scarborough
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10:18Leeds Railway Station1h34 11:52Scarborough
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1 Dec
£20First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
2 Dec
£18First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
3 Dec
£17First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
4 Dec
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
5 Dec
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
6 Dec
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
7 Dec
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
8 Dec
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
9 Dec
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
10 Dec
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
11 Dec
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express

Travel Information to Scarborough from Leeds

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £38
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 2 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £38 • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach or train to travel 56 miles (91 km) to Scarborough from Leeds. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Leeds to Scarborough.

Travel Tips

Travel from Leeds to Scarborough
Travel 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.
How do I go from Leeds to Scarborough?

There are 2 travel options from Leeds to Scarborough: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leeds to Scarborough?

The cheapest way from Leeds to Scarborough is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Scarborough:

A coach is generally £22 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £38 from Leeds to Scarborough.

What is the fastest way from Leeds to Scarborough?

The fastest way from Leeds to Scarborough is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 22 min.

Other travel options between Leeds and Scarborough can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 51 min.

How many miles are between Leeds and Scarborough

You should expect to travel around 56 miles (91 km) from Leeds to Scarborough.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Leeds to Scarborough?

The average frequency per day from Leeds to Scarborough is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Scarborough from Leeds as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Leeds to Scarborough?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Leeds to Scarborough:

  • Coaches most often depart from Leeds at Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and arrive in Scarborough at Scarborough, Rail Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Leeds at Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Scarborough at Scarborough.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Leeds to Scarborough?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Leeds to Scarborough:

  • You can go to Scarborough from Leeds by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £16 with National Express from Leeds to Scarborough on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Scarborough from Leeds with First Transpennine Express, and you can find First Transpennine Express Leeds to Scarborough tickets for £38 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Scarborough from Leeds?

Yes, there are direct services available from Leeds to Scarborough with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with National Express with direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with First Transpennine Express with 16 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Scarborough as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Scarborough from Leeds.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Scarborough from Leeds?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Leeds to Scarborough often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, York or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leeds and Scarborough itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Scarborough and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket to Scarborough from Leeds online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Leeds and Scarborough, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £16 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £38 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Leeds and Scarborough online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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