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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus via Scarborough  •  4 h 50 min

  1. X93

$91 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. National Express
  2. X93

$30 - $35

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. 840 / ...

$79 - $115

Train East Midlands Trains, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. X93

$105 - $152

Train  •  5 h 43 min

$96 - $142

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. 182.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, train, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. BHX - MME

$122 - $492

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 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Whitby via Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 6 h 14 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 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Birmingham to Durham via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
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 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
45 min
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
$28 - $40
Train from Derby to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Dinsdale to Saltburn
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
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
$12
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Saltburn, Station Square (Station Street) to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
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 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and Whitby is 239 km. The road distance is 292 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Whitby is to bus which costs £22 - £27 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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

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 43 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Birmingham to Whitby, including transfers.