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

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Train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$83 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus via Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre)  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Ripon to Darlington
  2. Take the bus from Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 X66 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) X93

$27 - $32

3 alternative options

Line 825 bus, train, bus  •  4 h 49 min

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

$40 - $51

Bus Yorkshire Coastliner  •  6 h 18 min

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

$34 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Fountains Abbey to Whitby 66.2 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fountains Abbey to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre (Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre) and arriving at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) via Ripon, Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre) and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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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 4 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min 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 4 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 43 min.

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Fountains Abbey to Whitby bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) station.

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

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There are 762+ hotels available in Whitby. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fountains Abbey to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 47.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fountains Abbey to Whitby via Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre (Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre), Ripon, Bus Station Stand 2 (Victoria Gardens), Ripon, Darlington, Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre), Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11, and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 4 h 43 min.

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
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Bus operators
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
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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
$11
Schedules at
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
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre (Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre) to Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 (Beulah Street)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
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 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk

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