Trains from Glasgow to Scarborough

Glasgow to Scarborough train information

Glasgow Scarborough train map

Train duration 5h15m
Arrival Scarborough, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 188 Miles
  • There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between Glasgow in Scotland to Scarborough in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
  • On average, the journey takes around 5h15m by train because of the 188 miles to travel to Scarborough from Glasgow. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.
  • Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

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Best prices for Glasgow to Scarborough trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Glasgow and Scarborough by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Scarborough to Glasgow and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Glasgow - Scarborough train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Glasgow Scarborough train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Glasgow to Scarborough? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Glasgow Scarborough ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Glasgow to Scarborough (one way trip).

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Glasgow to Scarborough train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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