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

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Bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Lincoln to Hull
  2. Take the bus from Hull to Scarborough
  3. Take the bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station X93

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Bus, train  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Scunthorpe, Bus Station 103
  2. Take the bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Hull Interchange 350
  3. Take the train from Hull to Scarborough

£24 - £36

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Newark North Gate 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

Train  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Newark North Gate to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Whitby

£25 - £42

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Lincoln to Whitby 106.3 miles

£17 - £26

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The cheapest way to get from Lincoln to Whitby is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Lincoln to Whitby is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lincoln to Whitby station. However, there are services departing from Lincoln and arriving at Whitby, Bus Station via Hull and Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lincoln to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Lincoln Central and arriving at Whitby via Newark North Gate and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Lincoln and Whitby is 88 miles. The road distance is 106.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Lincoln to Whitby without a car is to bus which takes 5h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Lincoln to Whitby, including transfers.

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Lincoln to Whitby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Lincoln station.

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Lincoln to Whitby train services, operated by LNER, depart from Newark North Gate station.

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The best way to get from Lincoln to Whitby is to bus which takes 5h 18m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £25 - £45 and takes 5h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Lincoln to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 87.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Lincoln to Whitby via Hull and Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S in around 5h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lincoln to Whitby via Newark North Gate and Darlington in around 5h 46m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newark North Gate to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£7 - £11
1st Class
£19 - £28
Train from Newark North Gate to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£10 - £15
1st Class
£25 - £40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hull to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Lincoln to Hull
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Hull to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Scunthorpe to Hull
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
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National Express
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva North East
Stagecoach East Midlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Bus Station to Scunthorpe, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach East Midlands
Bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Hull Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Midlands
Ey
Bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Hull Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
EYMS
Phone
01482 592929
Email
BusLine@eyms.co.uk
Website
eyms.co.uk
Bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Hull Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
EYMS

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Lincoln to Whitby bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Whitby, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lincoln to Whitby is 106 miles. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Lincoln to Whitby.

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