There are 5 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 46 min

  1. X93

$67 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. National Express
  2. X93

$28 - $32

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Malton  •  4 h 16 min

  1. 840 / ...

$60 - $82

Train  •  5 h 22 min

$76 - $105

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. 148.7 miles

$30 - $50

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 36 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
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Malton
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
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 Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
National Express

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Liverpool and Whitby is 196 km. The road distance is 238 km.

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Whitby is to bus which costs £20 - £25 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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

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.

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Whitby. However, there are services departing from LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station 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.

It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Liverpool to Whitby, including transfers.