Edinburgh to Scarborough by train
Travelling from Edinburgh to Scarborough by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Scarborough take around 3 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 257 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Scarborough.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Scarborough?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Scarborough usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Scarborough 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 29 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Scarborough?
The Edinburgh to Scarborough train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Scarborough train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Scarborough is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:48 and the last train is around 21:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 20:00.
What's the Edinburgh to Scarborough train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Scarborough are $42.54.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $42 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $53. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Scarborough by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Scarborough?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Scarborough, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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