There are 6 ways to get from Liverpool 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, bus  •  3 h 47 min

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

$66 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Middlesbrough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) X93

$26 - $31

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Darlington  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Saltburn
  3. Take the bus from Saltburn, Station (Station Street) to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) X4

$75 - $101

Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Whitby

$74 - $104

Bus Yorkshire Coastliner  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool University to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Whitby, Boyes 840

$29 - $38

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Whitby 148.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Whitby is to bus which costs £20 - £24 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Whitby is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Whitby via Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Whitby is 122 miles. The road distance is 148.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Whitby without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 47 min and costs £50 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Liverpool to Whitby, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Whitby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 122.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Liverpool to Whitby via Darlington in around 5 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Whitby via Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 5 h 44 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Saltburn
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
Bus from Saltburn, Station (Station Street) to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool University to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$19 - $25
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk

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