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Liverpool to Scarborough by train

It takes an average of 2h 55m to travel from Liverpool to Scarborough by train, over a distance of around 121 miles (195 km). There are normally 2 trains per day traveling from Liverpool to Scarborough and tickets for this journey start from $36.62 when you book in advance.

First train

04:20

Last train

08:11

Departure station

Liverpool

Arrival station

Scarborough

Journey time

From 2h 41m

Distance

121 miles (195 km)

Frequency

2 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $36.62

Train operators

TransPennine Express

Travel from Liverpool to Scarborough by train in 2 hours 41 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Liverpool to Scarborough by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Liverpool to Scarborough by train is 2 hours 55 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 41 minutes. You'll usually find 2 trains per day traveling the 195 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Scarborough.

Book train tickets from Liverpool to Scarborough in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $36.62. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

FAQs for Liverpool to Scarborough

Want to know more about your journey from Liverpool to Scarborough? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Liverpool to Scarborough take?

The average journey time by train between Liverpool and Scarborough is 2 hours and 55 minutes, with around 2 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Liverpool and Scarborough by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Liverpool to Scarborough is 2 hours and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Liverpool to Scarborough cost?

Train tickets from Liverpool to Scarborough can start from as little as $36.62 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Liverpool to Scarborough?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Liverpool to Scarborough without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Liverpool to Scarborough each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Liverpool to Scarborough leave?

The first train from Liverpool to Scarborough leaves at 04:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Liverpool to Scarborough leave?

The last train from Liverpool to Scarborough leaves at 08:11. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Liverpool and Scarborough by train?

Trains travelling from Liverpool to Scarborough cover a distance of around 121 miles (195 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Scarborough to Liverpool.

Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Scarborough

Train tickets from Liverpool to Scarborough start at $36.62 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Liverpool to Scarborough is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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