Getting to the Yorkshire Coast by Bicycle
Route Journey Planner (Transport Direct)
Bringing bikes by Train
The Scarborough Borough is well served by rail, trains operated by
TransPennine Express call at Scarborough station. This service is
able to carry bikes.
If you are bringing your bike by train to
Scarborough, please read the information below for services
within the UK.
Please ensure that you have bike space reservations for your
outward and return journeys where applicable. Reservations (free)
are required on East Coast, Cross Country and Grand Central
services, which can generally carry 3 - 5 bikes each. Also fast
Transpennine services each have two reservable bike spaces.
Cycle space can be reserved in advance, through East Coast's’s
cycling web page when buying tickets.
East Coast Bicycle Information
For Grand Central trains, tel 0870 333 4910 for
Bike space and seat reservations can be made in person at
principal stations up to 2-3 months before departure date.
Local services are operated by Northern Trains, and generally carry
a maximum of two bikes per train subject to space being available
on a first come, first served basis.
On most Cross Country and Grand Central services to York, bikes are
stowed on vertical hangers in a lobby area in each train. A cycle
symbol is normally displayed by the nearest exterior door. Heavy
touring luggage must please be removed so quick release panniers
etc will help enormously.
Please help the train operators when departing from Scarborough, by
advising platform staff of your intended service, and seek their
advice as to where to position yourself plus bike for efficient
Vanuit Europa/Von Europa/De l'Europe
Eurostar. Bike space can be reserved on the same train that you
travel on, for a £20 fee. In London, trains arrive at St. Pancras
International station. This is directly adjacent to Kings Cross
station, where trains depart to York and subsequent change in
service to Malton. Eurostar Cycling Information.
Bringing Bikes by Ferry
P&O North Sea Ferries. From Rotterdam to Hull. Visit the
website for more information.
Bringing Bikes by Air
Airport has a direct rail service to Scarborough.
Two reservable bike spaces per train.
Train information (Route 03 Manchester Airport -
For other regional airports, look at the transport information
For further assistance please contact the Scarborough Tourism
Bureau on 01723 383636.