Scarborough travel guide

Scarborough Tourism | Scarborough Guide

You're Going to Love Scarborough

With a population of 38,909, Scarborough is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Scarborough to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Scarborough

If you’re looking for affordable options, ASK Italian Scarborough (North Wharf South Bay Sandside) and The Scarborough Arms (1 North Terrace) are great picks.

When to visit Scarborough

Scarborough in April
Estimated hotel price
S$ 95
1 night at 3-star hotel
Scarborough in April
Estimated hotel price
S$ 95
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Scarborough

Plane

Although Scarborough doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA), which is located 94 km from Scarborough.

Train

Located 0.0 km from the city centre, Scarborough is the busiest station in Scarborough. Another popular train station is Scarborough Seamer, Nyork, located 4 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Scarborough is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 310 km from Scarborough. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Scarborough using Megabus or National Express. Scarborough’s bus station is located 1.2 km from the city centre.

Plane

Although Scarborough doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA), which is located 94 km from Scarborough.

Train

Located 0.0 km from the city centre, Scarborough is the busiest station in Scarborough. Another popular train station is Scarborough Seamer, Nyork, located 4 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Scarborough is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 310 km from Scarborough. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Scarborough using Megabus or National Express. Scarborough’s bus station is located 1.2 km from the city centre.

Airports near Scarborough

Airlines serving Scarborough

Lufthansa
Good (4,682 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,723 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,464 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,952 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,198 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
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Where to stay in Scarborough

Average rates range from around S$ 142 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 210 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Scarborough

Most booked hotels in Scarborough

Crown Spa Hotel Scarborough by Compass Hospitality
4 stars
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
S$ 149+
The Royal Hotel
3 stars
Good (7, Good reviews)
S$ 113+
The Grand Scarborough
3 stars
Okay (5.6, Okay reviews)
S$ 88+

Hiring a car in Scarborough

Expect to pay S$ 2.47 per litre in Scarborough (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.55 and S$ 39.40. The most frequently booked car type in Scarborough is Intermediate (Vauxhall Zafira Tourer or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Audi A1 or similar) is, on average, 62% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 2.47 per litre in Scarborough (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.55 and S$ 39.40. The most frequently booked car type in Scarborough is Intermediate (Vauxhall Zafira Tourer or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Audi A1 or similar) is, on average, 62% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.