Directions to the Scarborough Campus
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Regional rail services operate principally from York, just a
50-minute train ride from Scarborough
Railway Station. From York, London is a mere two and a quarter
hours away, Edinburgh just two hours and forty minutes. Scarborough
to Hull is also just an hour's trip by train.
Visit the EYMS (East
Yorkshire Motor Services) website for available bus timetables
between the University campus and the town centre. You can take the
number 7 bus from the bus stop a little way down
from the main shopping area.
Scarborough has a coach station at the railway station offering
National Express service.
There are taxis
available from the taxi rank at the railway station.
For those travelling by car, the following directions may be
- Follow the 'A64 to Scarborough'. As you get close, you will
pass Morrisons on your right and the railway will be on your left.
Continue to follow signs towards the town centre. You will cross
the railway on a large roundabout. Continue to town centre.
- You will now enter a speed-restricted area. Watch out for the
retail park on your right, starting with Polar Ford Garage. The
last outlet is B&Q.
- When you reach the traffic lights (look out for
B&Q on your right), turn right onto 'Queen Margaret's Road' and
follow signposts for the 'University' (also signposted 'Bridlington
A165, Filey A1039').
- Follow the road for about half a mile until you get to traffic
lights. Turn right and follow the signs for the University (also
signposted 'Bridlington, A165').
- Follow this road for about half a mile. The University campus
is at the top of the hill on your right, just after Scarborough
From M62 (eastbound)
- The best route depends on the point at which you join the
- Trans-Pennine travellers are advised to exit the M62 onto the
northbound M1. The M1 merges with the A1 and signs for the 'A64
York' are indicated for the left lane. Follow the A64 York,
and then 'A64 Scarborough'. Afterwards, follow the
instructions given above for the A64 approach.
- If you are on the M62, at a point closer to Hull than the A1
junction, we suggest you consult your own map to determine whether
to approach Scarborough via Driffield or via the coastal
- If you approach via Driffield, you will join the A64 below
Staxton Hill. Follow the A64 instructions from that point.
- If you approach from the coastal route, please see
- Follow the A165, signposted for 'Scarborough'.
- Soon after the 'Welcome to Scarborough' sign, you will enter a
speed-restricted residential area. Go down and up two hills, before
a climb with open spaces to your left (golf course). At the top of
the climb is the campus. It is signposted on your left.
Air and sea travel
Scarborough is within easy driving distance of Manchester,
Leeds/Bradford, Humberside and
which can transport you to Scarborough from a wide range of
locations around Europe and abroad.