Scunthorpe to Scarborough by train

  • First train
    05:46
  • Last train
    22:48
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr
  • Distance
    79 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Scunthorpe to Scarborough by train

Fast trains from Scunthorpe to Scarborough take around 2 hours, covering a distance of approximately 79 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Scunthorpe and Scarborough.

1. Are there direct trains from Scunthorpe to Scarborough?

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

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Scunthorpe to Scarborough every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures.

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

The Scunthorpe to Scarborough train travel time is normally about 2 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Scarborough is usually scheduled to depart Scunthorpe around 05:46 and the last train is around 22:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Scunthorpe around 07:03, and the last at 22:21.

When to book Scunthorpe to Scarborough 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 Scunthorpe to Scarborough by train.

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Which train companies operate between Scunthorpe and Scarborough?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

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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.