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

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Train, bus  •  3 h 32 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 (Station Square) X93

$33 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 51 min

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

$21 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$37 - $91

Bus via Malton, Bus Station Stand 1  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrogate, The Odeon (Chelmsford Road) to Tadcaster, Bus Station Stand 3 X70
  2. Take the bus from Tadcaster, Bus Station Stand 1 to Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 843 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes 840

$26 - $31

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 - £16 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 - £16 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, The Odeon (Chelmsford Road) and arriving at Whitby, Boyes via Tadcaster, Bus Station Stand 1 and Malton, Bus Station Stand 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 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 17 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 32 min and costs £25 - £35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Harrogate to Whitby, including transfers.

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Harrogate to Whitby bus services, operated by connexions/Harrogate Coa, depart from Harrogate, The Odeon (Chelmsford Road) station.

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Map of how to get from Harrogate to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 50.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

Yorkshire Coastliner operates a bus from Harrogate to Whitby 5 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $18 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 17 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
Once daily
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
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
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 (Rail Station Interchange) to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Tadcaster, Bus Station Stand 1 to Malton, Bus Station Stand 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
connexions/Harrogate Coa
Phone
01423 339600
Email
craig@connexionsbuses.com
Website
connexionsbuses.com
Bus from Harrogate, The Odeon (Chelmsford Road) to Tadcaster, Bus Station Stand 3
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
connexionsbuses.com

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