Southampton to Scarborough by train

  • First train
    04:42
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 19m
  • Distance
    376 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Southampton to Scarborough by train

Fast trains from Southampton to Scarborough take around 5 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 376 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Scarborough.

1. Are there direct trains from Southampton to Scarborough?

Journeys between Southampton and Scarborough usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Southampton 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 32 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Southampton to Scarborough?

The Southampton to Scarborough train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Southampton to Scarborough train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Scarborough is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 04:42, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Southampton 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 Southampton to Scarborough by train.

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Which train companies operate between Southampton and Scarborough?

More than one train company operates on the route from Southampton to Scarborough, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Scarborough to Southampton by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.