How to travel from Leicester to Scarborough

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Travel Information between Leicester and Scarborough

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$13 - $63
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€12) • 6 h 11 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $63 (€55) • 3 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Midlands Trains

Travel 117 miles (188 km) by train or bus between Leicester and Scarborough. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or East Midlands Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leicester to Scarborough.

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from Leicester to Scarborough

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

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

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Find the best route to Scarborough from Leicester with National Express, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3). Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Leicester and Scarborough. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    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 Leicester - 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 Leicester 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 Leicester to Scarborough.

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

      The cheapest way to go to Scarborough from Leicester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€12).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Leicester to Scarborough:

      A bus is $50 (€43) less than a train with an average ticket price of $63 (€55) from Leicester to Scarborough.

      The fastest way from Leicester to Scarborough is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 13 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Scarborough that take longer:

      Getting to Scarborough by bus takes 6 h 11 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 117 miles (188 km) from Leicester to Scarborough.

      The average frequency per day from Leicester to Scarborough is:

      • Around 1 bus per day.
      • 25 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Scarborough from Leicester 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 from Leicester to Scarborough:

      • Buses mostly depart from Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda) and arrive in Scarborough, Seamer Station.
      • Trains mostly leave from Leicester and tend to arrive in Scarborough.

      The following travel companies offer services from Leicester to Scarborough:

      • Travel with East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail (3), East Coast or CrossCountry to go to Scarborough by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find CrossCountry Leicester to Scarborough tickets on Omio for $63 (€55).

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

      • You can book a direct bus with.
      • You can travel directly by train 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 journey.

      Your trip from Leicester to Scarborough doesn't have to end in Scarborough. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Leeds, York, London, Dewsbury or Garforth. If you’d like to add Leeds, York, London, Dewsbury or Garforth to your Leicester to Scarborough tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Scarborough today!

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