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

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  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Whitby

$65 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus via Hexham, Bus Station  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Hexham, Bus Station 888
  2. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 X10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) X4 / ...

$30 - $41

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station 888
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Middlesbrough
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) X93

$32 - $39

Bus, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Hexham, Bus Station 888
  2. Take the train from Hexham to Whitby

$45 - $69

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Keswick to Whitby 121.9 miles

$26 - $40

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Keswick to Whitby twice a week. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Keswick to Whitby via Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Middlesbrough, and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 6 h 41 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Whitby
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hexham to Whitby
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Keswick to Whitby?

The distance between Keswick and Whitby is 163 km. The road distance is 195 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Keswick to Whitby?

The cheapest way to get from Keswick to Whitby is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Keswick to Whitby?

The quickest way to get from Keswick to Whitby is to drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £18 - £27.

Is there a direct bus between Keswick and Whitby?

No, there is no direct bus from Keswick to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) and arriving at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) via Newcastle Upon Tyne and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 41 min.

How long does it take to get from Keswick to Whitby?

It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Keswick to Whitby, including transfers.