Getting to Scarborough and the venue 

The venue is Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Scarborough YO11 2HD 
Download a map of Scarborough


Scarborough is served by the First Transpennine route, bringing trains direct from Liverpool, Manchester, Blackpool, Leeds, Huddersfield and York. There are East Coast Mainline services from London, Newcastle and Edinburgh to York where you can take a Transpennine Express train direct to Scarborough. Northern Rail also operate a service to Scarborough from Hull and Bridlington. 

Travel time from London is 3hrs 5 mins.

NB Most advance train tickets for the conference period will be on sale now, although this may vary depending on the train companies used on your route.

TIP! Try splitting your tickets to get cheaper fares. For example, if you are travelling from Cardiff to Scarborough work out your route and timings then buy the Cardiff-Bristol, Bristol-York, York Scarborough tickets separately. It can - but not always - save you some money. 

From the train station to the venue

It is a 15 minute walk from the station to the venue, downhill to the venue, uphill to the station.
There is no public bus running between the two, but we are hoping to organise bus shuttles. More information to follow.


The coach station is linked to the rail station, so if you are arriving by coach you will be able to use the bus shuttles down to the venue.

Megabus and National Express offer similar fares of around £22 for return coach travel London-Scarborough.
Megabus's June services currently depart London 08.00, arriving Scarborough 15.41 and depart Scarborough at 10.00 (arriving 18.15) or 12.00 (arriving 21.00).
National Express have only one departure from London per day at 13.00 (arriving 20.15) and one departure from Scarborough at 07.15 (arriving London 15.20)

BUDGET TIP! Coach and hotel packages
If you are looking to do conference on a budget, we would recommend you look at the coach plus hotel holiday packages offered by several companies. The packages usually include coach travel plus bed, breakfast and dinner in a local hotel. 
See more information on packages available during the conference dates here. 


Obviously, we would prefer it if you did not drive to conference unless you have a disability which makes it essential. If you must come by car, please offer a lift to other members in your area. You can do this via the Green Party Liftshare scheme, through your local party or via the facebook event.

There is pay and display parking at the venue. See the Spa website for more info on this and a park and ride option. We are able to offer some blue badge spaces right by the venue at no cost. Please let us know if you would like to reserve one of these by emailing