How to get from Gateshead to Whitby

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Whitby

$28 - $40

Cheapest option

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

$17 - $18

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Saltburn
  3. Take the bus from Saltburn, Station Square (Station Street) to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) X4

$31 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Gateshead to Whitby 69.6 miles

$14 - $22

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 $28 - $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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Saltburn
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
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
$12
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Saltburn, Station Square (Station Street) to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gateshead and Whitby is 82 km. The road distance is 111 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gateshead to Whitby is to bus which costs £13 - £14 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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

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.

No, there is no direct bus from Gateshead 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.

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