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Maps and travel



Plan your journey - use the DirectGov Journey Planner.

Issues affecting your journey - use the DirectGov Live Travel Update


Icon - Car travelTravelling by Car

See our car park pages and information for disabled drivers.


The Borough of Scarborough can be reached by road nationally from the A1 or M1, both run close to York in North Yorkshire.
There are good road links into the Borough from Leeds and York using the A64 , other key roads include the A171 Middlesbrough - Whitby - Scarborough road, the A165 Scarborough to Filey and the A170 Scarborough to Thirsk roads.
Scarborough now has a new Park and Ride facility for easy parking.
Icon - SatNavUseful postcodes for SatNav:
Scarborough Town Hall: YO11 2HG
Whitby council offices: YO21 1YN
Eastfield council offices: YO11 3LL
Filey council offices: YO14 9DQ

Icon - Bus and Coach TravelTravelling by bus and coach


DirectGov Coach Journey Planner (National)


Icon - Train and rail travelTravelling by rail


Most journeys arrive via York to Scarborough Railway Station.
Most journeys arrive via Middlesbrough to Whitby Railway Station.


Scarborough Spa Express

The Scarborough Spa Express is a regular summer heritage steam locomotive service between York and Scarborough via Harrogate and Leeds. It is operated by the West Coast Railway Company.  It will be running from  Tuesday 19th July to Thursday 1st September 2011 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.


Icon - Ship, boat and ferry travelTravelling by ferry

The nearest ferry port to the Borough is at Hull (around 45 miles / 75 minutes by road) to the south of Scarborough.

Icon - Air TravelTravelling by air


There are several airports within rail and road distance of the Borough.


National / International:


Local travel

For further information about local transport, including public transport, view our Public transport web page. 

Viewable and printable street level town maps






Scarborough Borough Council,Town Hall, St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire. YO11 2HG
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