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There are 4 ways to get from Durham to Whitby by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Saltburn
  2. Take the bus from Saltburn, Station to Whitby, Bus Station X4

Cheapest option

Train  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Whitby

$24 - $69

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Darlington, Tubwell Row to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 X66 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station X4 / ...

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Durham to Whitby 58.3 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Durham to Whitby is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Durham to Whitby is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Durham to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Durham and arriving at Whitby via Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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The distance between Durham and Whitby is 44 miles. The road distance is 58.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Durham to Whitby without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 10m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Durham to Whitby, including transfers.

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Durham to Whitby train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Darlington station.

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The best way to get from Durham to Whitby is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs £18 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 39m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Durham to Whitby is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Durham to Whitby.

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  • Distance: 43.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 10m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Durham to Whitby once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Durham to Whitby via Darlington, Darlington, Waverley Terrace, Darlington, Tubwell Row, Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11, and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 3h 39m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Saltburn
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Saltburn, Station to Whitby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Darlington, Tubwell Row to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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

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