There are 3 ways to get from Gateshead to Whitby by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Whitby

$27 - $40

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Bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 X10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) X93

$16 - $17

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Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Gateshead to Whitby 69.6 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Gateshead to Whitby is to bus which costs £12 - £14 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gateshead to Whitby is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gateshead station to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) and arriving at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Whitby. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Gateshead and Whitby is 52 miles. The road distance is 69.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Gateshead to Whitby without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £20 - £30.

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The train from Newcastle to Whitby takes 2 h 42 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Gateshead to Whitby bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station).

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Gateshead to Whitby train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Gateshead to Whitby is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £20 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £14 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Gateshead to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 51.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Gateshead to Whitby once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gateshead to Whitby via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gateshead to Whitby is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Gateshead to Whitby.

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