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There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to Whitby by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5h 35m

  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 X93

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Bus Megabus UK  •  7h 50m

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

$42 - $59

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 8m

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

$93 - $139

Bus National Express  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Middlesbrough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station X4 / ...

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Whitby 182.4 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Whitby is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Whitby is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Whitby station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Whitby, Bus Station via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 41m.

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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 6h 8m.

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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 5h 35m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 35m 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 6h 8m and costs £70 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 149.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

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 6h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Whitby via Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 6h 41m.

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
2h 37m
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
3h 8m
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
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.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
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
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
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Megabus UK
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk

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Birmingham to Whitby bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Whitby, Bus 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 3h 7m to drive from Birmingham to Whitby.

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