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

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Train, bus  •  4h 6m

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

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Malton  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Malton
  2. Take the bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes 840

$60 - $80

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 22m

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

$74 - $104

Bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Middlesbrough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station X4 / ...

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Whitby 148.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Whitby is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Whitby is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Whitby station. However, there are services departing from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Whitby, Bus Station via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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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 5h 22m.

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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 4h 6m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 6m 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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Liverpool to Whitby train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Whitby is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £55 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 122.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 6m

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 5h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Whitby via Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 6h 21m.

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
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Malton
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
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
Bus operators
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
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
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
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
yorkbus.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
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Whitby is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Liverpool to Whitby.

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