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

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Train, bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Scarborough
  2. Take the bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) X93

$37 - $47

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Bus via Malton, Bus Station Stand 1  •  4 h 19 min

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

$20 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Whitby, Boyes 840

$20 - $25

Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Middlesbrough
  2. Take the train from Middlesbrough to Whitby

$43 - $61

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Whitby 73 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Whitby is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Whitby is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) station and arriving at Whitby, Boyes. Services depart five times a day, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Whitby via Middlesbrough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Whitby is 61 miles. The road distance is 73 miles.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Whitby without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £28 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Leeds to Whitby, including transfers.

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Leeds to Whitby bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station).

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Leeds to Whitby train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Whitby is to bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs £15 - £19. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 61.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

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

Yorkshire Coastliner operates a bus from Leeds to Whitby 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leeds to Whitby via Middlesbrough in around 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Leeds to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Malton, Bus Station Stand 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeds to Whitby is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Leeds to Whitby.

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