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There are 7 ways to get from East Kilbride to Whitby by train, night train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Darlington
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Whitby

Train via Carlisle

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Whitby

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Motherwell to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Whitby

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street to Middlesbrough
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Whitby

Fly to Newcastle, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Newcastle (NCL)
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Whitby

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Leeds Bradford (LBA)
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Scarborough
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Whitby is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Whitby is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Whitby. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Whitby, Arundel Place via Hamilton, Bus Station, Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Whitby. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Whitby via Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 2m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Whitby is 167 miles. The road distance is 216 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Whitby without a car is to train which takes 7h 2m and costs £50 - £300.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from East Kilbride to Whitby, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Whitby bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Glasgow station.

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East Kilbride to Whitby train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Whitby is to train which takes 7h 2m and costs £50 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10h 44m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 167 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Whitby, North Yorkshire, England?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Whitby via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh, and Darlington in around 7h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Whitby via Hamilton, Bus Station, Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street, Middlesbrough, and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 10h 44m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £240
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£100 - £240
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £500
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£170 - £500
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£75 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Alicante
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£30 - £90
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£160 - £320
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£38 - £42
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£38 - £42
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£170 - £200
Sleeper Berth Classic
£55 - £75
Night train from Motherwell to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£40 - £45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£40 - £45
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£180 - £210
Sleeper Berth Classic
£85 - £120
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £180
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£21 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£120 - £180
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£19 - £28
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £75
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Train from Leeds to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£11 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £40
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
Train from Carlisle to Whitby
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£50 - £85
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£60 - £85
Train from Newcastle to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Arriva North East

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 30m and has one stopover.

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East Kilbride to Whitby bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Whitby, Arundel Place station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Whitby is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from East Kilbride to Whitby.

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Ryanair, Loganair, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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