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Scarborough to York by train

It takes an average of 50m to travel from Scarborough to York by train, over a distance of around 36 miles (57 km). There are normally 36 trains per day travelling from Scarborough to York and tickets for this journey start from £8.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 49m
PriceFrom £8.60
Distance36 miles (57 km)
Frequency36 trains per day
First train04:34
Last train22:45
Departure stationScarborough
Arrival stationYork
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsTransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway

Scarborough to York train times

Check out the next trains departing from Scarborough to York for Wednesday 16th June 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
18:34 On timescarborough19:24 On timeyorkPlat. 1 transpennine express Off PeakGet tickets50m, direct
19:34 On timescarborough20:24 On timeyorkPlat. 2 transpennine express Off PeakGet tickets50m, direct
20:34 On timescarborough21:24 On timeyorkPlat. 1 transpennine express Off PeakGet tickets50m, direct
21:34 On timescarborough22:25 On timeyorkPlat. 3 estimatedtranspennine express Off PeakGet tickets51m, direct
05:34 scarborough06:24 yorkPlat. 1 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets50m, direct
06:34 scarborough07:24 yorkPlat. 1 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets50m, direct
07:34 scarborough08:24 yorkPlat. 1 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets50m, direct
08:34 scarborough09:25 yorkPlat. 1 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets51m, direct
09:34 scarborough10:24 yorkPlat. 3 estimatedtranspennine express Off PeakGet tickets50m, direct
10:34 scarborough11:24 yorkPlat. 1 estimatedtranspennine express Off PeakGet tickets50m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Scarborough to York? 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 Scarborough to York take?

The average journey time by train between Scarborough and York is 50 minutes, with around 36 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 Scarborough and York by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Scarborough to York is 49 minutes.

How much does the train from Scarborough to York cost?

Train ticket prices from Scarborough to York can start from as little as £8.60 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Scarborough to York?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Scarborough to York without having to change trains. There are 36 direct trains from Scarborough to York each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Scarborough to York leaves at 04:34. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Scarborough to York leaves at 22:45. 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 Scarborough and York by train?

Trains travelling from Scarborough to York cover a distance of around 36 miles (57 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Scarborough to York

Train tickets from Scarborough to York start at £8.60 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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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 Scarborough to York is right for you.

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