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

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Train, bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Harrogate to York
  2. Take the train from York to Scarborough
  3. Take the bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station X93

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Bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 843 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes 840

$19 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus via York  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Rail Station to Whitby, Boyes 840

$21 - $29

Train  •  4 h 10 min

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

$37 - $90

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Harrogate to Whitby 67.9 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Harrogate to Whitby is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harrogate to Whitby is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrogate to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Harrogate, Prince of Wales and arriving at Whitby, Boyes via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn and Malton, Bus Station Stand 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrogate to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Harrogate and arriving at Whitby via York and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Harrogate and Whitby is 51 miles. The road distance is 67.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Whitby without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Harrogate to Whitby, including transfers.

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Harrogate to Whitby bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, depart from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn station.

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Harrogate to Whitby train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from York station.

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Whitby is to bus which takes 3 h 51 min and costs £16 - £23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £28 - £70 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Harrogate to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 50.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

Yorkshire Coastliner operates a bus from Harrogate to Whitby 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Harrogate to Whitby via York and Darlington in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Harrogate to York
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
47 min
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
Train from York to Darlington
Ave. Duration
31 min
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
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Rail Station to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Malton, Bus Station Stand 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk

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Harrogate to Whitby bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Whitby, Boyes station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrogate to Whitby is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Harrogate to Whitby.

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