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from York to Scarborough

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

Our recommendation

To get from York to Scarborough on 23 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:03York0h49 08:52Scarborough
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08:03York0h49 08:52Scarborough
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09:00York0h49 09:49Scarborough
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10:17York0h44 11:01Scarborough
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10:00York0h51 10:51Scarborough
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

23 Oct
£14First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
24 Oct
£10First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
25 Oct
£13First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
26 Oct
£10First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
27 Oct
£10First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
28 Oct
£10First Transpennine Express
£15National Express

Travel Information to Scarborough from York

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £8 • 44 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £8 • 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 35 miles (56 km) by coach or train between York and Scarborough. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 44 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from York to Scarborough.

Travel Tips

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

There are 2 ways to travel between York and Scarborough including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from York to Scarborough?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from York to Scarborough. Tickets for a train cost on average £8.

This is compared to other travel options to Scarborough:

A train is generally £7 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £15 from York to Scarborough.

What is the fastest way to Scarborough from York?

The fastest way to get to Scarborough from York is by train with an average travel time of 44 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 1 h 37 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from York to Scarborough?

The York to Scarborough distance is approximately 35 miles (56 km).

How many services a day are there between York and Scarborough?

The average frequency per day from York to Scarborough is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between York and Scarborough 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 York to Scarborough?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from York to Scarborough depart from York, Train Station to Scarborough, Rail Station.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from York to Scarborough depart from York to Scarborough.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from York to Scarborough?

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

  • You can take a coach from York to Scarborough with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £15 with National Express from York to Scarborough.
  • You can take a train from York to Scarborough with Northern Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for £8 with Northern Rail from York to Scarborough.
Can I find a direct route from York to Scarborough?

Yes, there are direct routes from York to Scarborough with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Scarborough with National Express with direct coaches per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Scarborough with First Transpennine Express with 16 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Scarborough tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from York to Scarborough?
Many of our customers travelling from York to Scarborough don't make Scarborough their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Leeds, London or Manchester, either of which you could add to your York and Scarborough trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Scarborough to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my York to Scarborough ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £15 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £8 one way on average.

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

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