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

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Train  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from York to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Whitby

$82 - $143

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Bus Yorkshire Coastliner  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Whitby, Boyes 840

$19 - $24

3 alternative options

Line 825 bus, train, bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the line 825 bus from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre to Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 825
  2. Take the train from York to Scarborough
  3. Take the bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station X93

Bus via Darlington, Tubwell Row  •  5h 14m

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

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Fountains Abbey to Whitby 66.2 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Fountains Abbey to Whitby is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Fountains Abbey to Whitby is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fountains Abbey to Whitby station. However, there are services departing from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre and arriving at Whitby, Bus Station via Ripon, Darlington, Tubwell Row and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

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The distance between Fountains Abbey and Whitby is 47 miles. The road distance is 66.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Fountains Abbey to Whitby without a car is to train which takes 4h 18m and costs £60 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Fountains Abbey to Whitby, including transfers.

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Fountains Abbey to Whitby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ripon station.

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The best way to get from Fountains Abbey to Whitby is to train which takes 4h 18m and costs £60 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 14m.

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Fountains Abbey to Whitby bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Whitby, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fountains Abbey to Whitby is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Fountains Abbey to Whitby.

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Map of how to get from Fountains Abbey to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 47.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 18m

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

You can take a train from Fountains Abbey to Whitby via Knaresborough, York, and Darlington in around 4h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fountains Abbey to Whitby via Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre, Ripon, Darlington, Darlington, Tubwell Row, Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11, and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 5h 14m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Darlington
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
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
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre to Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
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 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
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 Ripon to Darlington
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
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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