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Scarborough to Retford by train

  • First train
    06:34
  • Last train
    22:46
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 33m
  • Distance
    113 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Scarborough to Retford by train

Fast trains from Scarborough to Retford take around 1 hour and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 113 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Scarborough and Retford.

1. Are there direct trains from Scarborough to Retford?

Journeys between Scarborough and Retford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Scarborough to Retford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Scarborough to Retford?

The Scarborough to Retford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Scarborough to Retford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Retford is usually scheduled to depart Scarborough around 06:34 and the last train is around 22:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Scarborough around 06:47, and the last at 22:46.

When to book Scarborough to Retford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Scarborough to Retford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Scarborough and Retford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Scarborough to Retford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Retford to Scarborough by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.