London to Scarborough by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Scarborough by train
Fast trains from London to Scarborough take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 308 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Scarborough.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Scarborough?
Journeys between London and Scarborough usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 25 departures on the route from London 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 38 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Scarborough?
The London to Scarborough train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Scarborough train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Scarborough is usually scheduled to depart London around 06:12 and the last train is around 23:33.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:12, and the last at 22:35.
What's the London to Scarborough train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Scarborough are $23.43.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $53 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $79. 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 London 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 London to Scarborough by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Scarborough?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Scarborough, 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
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- 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.
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