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Duration 14h 35m
Distance 161.1 miles
Average price £166
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between Leicester and Whitby takes 14h 35m. The train runs, on average, once a week from Leicester to Whitby. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Leicester
  2. Derby
  3. Darlington
  4. Whitby
5h 28m
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£95 - £240

Leicester to Whitby train times

Trains run once a week between Leicester and Whitby. The service departs Leicester at 19:35 in the evening, which arrives into Whitby at 10:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 14h 35m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Whitby via Derby and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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The distance between Leicester and Whitby is 130 miles. The road distance is 161.1 miles.

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Leicester to Whitby train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Leicester station.

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Leicester to Whitby train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Whitby station.

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