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Scarborough Train Station facilities

Formally Scarborough Central, the station now serving the Yorkshire town of Scarborough, was opened in 1845, and when over fifteen thousand people watched the first trains, named Lion and Hudson, haul their loads into Scarborough, the town immediately saw a population boost. Visitors would arrive from around the country by train to enjoy the sea air and experience the beneficial qualities of the spa water. As a result, in 1883, more platforms were added, along with a new ticket office, and improved waiting rooms, increasing the station’s passenger capacity.

Today, Scarborough Station has a footfall of almost one million people, with many still arriving to take a break in the wonderfully rejuvenating seaside resort.

If you’re heading for the popular resort of Scarborough for a weekend break or a day out, Northern’s money-saving deals will help. Offers include Off-Peak tickets and Advance options if you like planning ahead.

How far is Scarborough train station from the beach?

Scarborough Station is the closest one to the beach and only takes about ten minutes to walk - so a short stroll before you can enjoy the sand between your toes!

How much is the train from York to Scarborough?

If you’re travelling from York to the ever-popular Scarborough, it’ll take around 50 minutes to travel the 35 miles, and cost from £8.00. With more than 30 trains travelling this route daily, there’s plenty of options

How far is the walk from Scarborough Station to Scarborough town centre?

It takes around five minutes to walk between the station and Scarborough town centre.

Does Scarborough Station have car park facilities?

Scarborough Station has spaces for up to 84 vehicles, including blue badge facilities and wider parking bays.

Are there secure bike storage facilities at Scarborough Station?

On platform 3 there are spaces for 26 bikes with both shelter and CCTV available.

What facilities are available at Scarborough Station?

  • Toilets - including baby changing facilities
  • Station Buffet
  • Telephones - coins and card
  • Disabled Access - the whole station is step-free, and wheelchairs, ramps and Induction Loops are readily available

What popular destinations are available from Scarborough Station?

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