There are 7 ways to get from Birmingham to Whitby by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via Scarborough  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to York
  2. Take the train from York to Scarborough
  3. Take the bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) X93

$90 - $127

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Bus National Express  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Middlesbrough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) X93

$29 - $33

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Train, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to York
  2. Take the bus from York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Whitby, Boyes 840

$78 - $112

Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Whitby

$94 - $140

Bus Megabus UK  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) M34 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Whitby, Boyes 840

$43 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Whitby 182.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Durham (MME) BHX - MME
  2. Take the train from Dinsdale to Whitby

$121 - $494

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Whitby is to bus which costs £22 - £26 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Whitby is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Whitby via Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Whitby is 149 miles. The road distance is 182.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Whitby without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 8 min and costs £65 - £100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Birmingham to Whitby, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Whitby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Whitby train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Whitby is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs £70 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £26 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 149.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Whitby, North Yorkshire, England?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Whitby via Darlington in around 5 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Whitby via Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 6 h 9 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Durham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Durham via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Birmingham New Street to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Dinsdale to Whitby
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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There is no direct flight from Birmingham Airport to Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Birmingham to Whitby bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Whitby is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Birmingham to Whitby.

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Flybe and KLM offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Durham Airport.

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There are 760+ hotels available in Whitby. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £29.

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