How to get from London to Scarborough

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from London to Scarborough

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Scarborough on 19 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:45London Heathrow Airport1h10 10:55Leeds Bradford International Airport
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09:30London8h11 17:41Scarborough, Rail Station
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10:30London8h21 18:51Scarborough, Rail Station
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11:30London8h26 19:56Scarborough, Rail Station
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07:30London8h06 15:36Scarborough, Rail Station
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Travel Information between London and Scarborough

distanceDistance191 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£45 - £117
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £45 • 7 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £117 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 191 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from London to Scarborough. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £45. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Scarborough.

Travel Tips: Travel from London 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 London to Scarborough.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between London and Scarborough. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Scarborough, which costs on average £45.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Scarborough:

A coach journey is usually £72 less than a journey to Scarborough by plane, which costs on average £117 for the same trip.

A coach is generally £62 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £108 from London to Scarborough.

The fastest way to get to Scarborough from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Scarborough that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 56 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 50 min   on average.

The London to Scarborough distance is approximately 191 miles.

The average frequency per day from London to Scarborough is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • 23 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Scarborough:

  • Most travellers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in Scarborough.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Scarborough, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Scarborough by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express London to Scarborough tickets on Omio for £45.
  • Travel with British Airways for flights to Scarborough. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for British Airways London to Scarborough tickets on Omio for £117.
  • London North Eastern Railway can take you to Scarborough by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for London North Eastern Railway from London to Scarborough for £108.
Your journey from London to Scarborough doesn't have to end in Scarborough. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Leeds, York or Manchester. If you’d like to add Leeds, York or Manchester to your London to Scarborough trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Scarborough today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £45 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £117 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £108 one way on average.

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

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