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

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  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Scarborough
  3. Take the bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) X93

$52 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus, line 60 bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) M4
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, The Headrow (Parade of Shops) 60
  3. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Whitby, Boyes 840 / ...

$32 - $40

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Darlington
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Whitby

$51 - $122

Bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Middlesbrough
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) X93

$35 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Whitby 109.5 miles

$23 - $35

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

You can take a train from Burnley to Whitby via Leeds and Darlington in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Whitby via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House), Manchester, Middlesbrough, and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 5 h 54 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Leeds to Darlington
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Virgin Trains East Coast
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 15 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, The Headrow (Parade of Shops)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Burnley to Whitby?

The distance between Burnley and Whitby is 131 km. The road distance is 175 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Burnley to Whitby?

The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Whitby is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 2 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Burnley to Whitby?

The quickest way to get from Burnley to Whitby is to drive which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £16 - £25.

Is there a direct train between Burnley and Whitby?

No, there is no direct train from Burnley to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Whitby via Leeds and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

Is there a direct bus between Burnley and Whitby?

No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) and arriving at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) via Manchester and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

How long does it take to get from Burnley to Whitby?

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Burnley to Whitby, including transfers.