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from Manchester to Scarborough

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Travel Information from Manchester to Scarborough

distanceDistance92 miles (149 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £19 • 2 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £19 • 2 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach or train to travel 92 miles (149 km) from Manchester to Scarborough. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 7 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Scarborough.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Scarborough.
FAQs

What are my Manchester to Scarborough travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Scarborough from Manchester. You can take a coach or train.

How do I get from Manchester to Scarborough the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Manchester to Scarborough is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £19 compared to other travel options to Scarborough:

A train journey is usually £4 less than a journey to Scarborough by coach, which costs on average £22 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Scarborough?

The fastest way to get to Scarborough from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 7 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 36 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Manchester to Scarborough?

You should expect to travel around 92 miles (149 km) from Manchester to Scarborough.

How many services a day are there from Manchester to Scarborough?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Scarborough is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Manchester? Where do I arrive in Scarborough?

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

  • Coaches from Manchester to Scarborough most often leave from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Scarborough, Rail Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Scarborough at Scarborough.

Which travel operators can get me from Manchester to Scarborough?

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

  • National Express can get you to Scarborough by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Manchester to Scarborough for £22 on Omio.
  • First Transpennine Express can get you to Scarborough by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with First Transpennine Express from Manchester to Scarborough for £19 on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Scarborough from Manchester?

Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Scarborough? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Scarborough usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Leeds, London or York. If you're looking to explore Leeds, London or York from Scarborough, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I buy Manchester to Scarborough tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £22 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £19 one way.

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