Trains from Scarborough to Edinburgh

Scarborough to Edinburgh train information

Scarborough Edinburgh train map

Train duration -
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Scarborough, England
Distance 160 Miles

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Scarborough (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

There are 160 miles from Scarborough to Edinburgh. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Edinburgh from Scarborough, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Scarborough to Edinburgh train tickets

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Scarborough - Edinburgh prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Scarborough to Edinburgh by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Scarborough - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Scarborough to Edinburgh in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £24 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 78% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Scarborough to Edinburgh trains

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

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Discount Scarborough - Edinburgh train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Scarborough Edinburgh train ticket.

  • When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Scarborough to Edinburgh? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

    A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

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

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

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

    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 Scarborough to Edinburgh (one way journey).

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Scarborough to Edinburgh 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