How to travel from Edinburgh to Scarborough

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Scarborough

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$69 - $76
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $69 (€59) • 8 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $76 (€66) • 3 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Coast

Travel 159 miles (257 km) by train or bus from Edinburgh to Scarborough. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Edinburgh to Scarborough.

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from Edinburgh to Scarborough

How to get from Edinburgh to Scarborough by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Scarborough is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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You can travel by travel from Edinburgh to Scarborough with National Express and CrossCountry. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel from Edinburgh to Scarborough you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Edinburgh - Scarborough travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Travel from Edinburgh to Scarborough

      FAQs: 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 Edinburgh to Scarborough.

      There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Scarborough: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel to Scarborough from Edinburgh is a bus with an average price of $69 (€59).

      This is compared to other travel options from Edinburgh to Scarborough:

      Taking a bus costs $8 (€7) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $76 (€66).

      The fastest way to get to Scarborough from Edinburgh is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 23 min.

      Other travel options to Scarborough take longer:

      Bus takes 8 h 50 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 159 miles (257 km) from Edinburgh to Scarborough.

      The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Scarborough is:

      • 2 buses per day.
      • Around 12 trains per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Edinburgh to Scarborough:

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arrive in Scarborough, Seamer Station.
      • Most travelers board their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Scarborough.

      The following travel companies offer services from Edinburgh to Scarborough:

      • Travel with National Express or Megabus to go to Scarborough by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Edinburgh to Scarborough tickets on Omio for $36 (€31).
      • Travel with East Coast, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express for trains to Scarborough. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for East Coast Edinburgh to Scarborough tickets on Omio for $76 (€66).

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

      • You can take a direct bus with.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

      Direct services to Scarborough tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh to Scarborough often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Leeds, York, London, Dewsbury or Garforth. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Edinburgh and Scarborough itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Scarborough and any of these top destinations today!

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