There are 13 ways to get from London to Whitby by train, bus, car or plane

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 via Scarborough  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to York
  2. Take the train from York to Scarborough
  3. Take the bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) X93

$60 - $187

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 43 min

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

$38 - $74

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Train, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to York
  2. Take the bus from York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Whitby, Boyes 840 / ...

$48 - $167

Train Grand Central  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Eaglescliffe
  2. Take the train from Eaglescliffe to Whitby

$129 - $205

Train East Midlands Trains  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Scarborough

$131 - $178

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London to Whitby 252 miles

$50 - $80

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Heworth to Whitby

$122 - $362

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Scarborough
  3. Take the bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square)

$124 - $271

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough
  3. Take the bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square)

$150 - $369

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  3. Take the train from Heworth to Whitby

$106 - $284

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough

$141 - $418

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Scarborough

$143 - $323

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  3. Take the train from Heworth to Whitby

$137 - $343

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Whitby is to bus which costs £28 - £60 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Whitby is to train and bus which takes 4 h 11 min and costs £45 - £150.

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The distance between London and Whitby is 333 km. The road distance is 403 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from London to Whitby, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Whitby. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Whitby, Boyes via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Whitby. However, there are services departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Whitby via Eaglescliffe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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

You can take a train from London to Whitby via Eaglescliffe in around 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Whitby via Leeds and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 8 h 43 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
Train from London Kings Cross to Eaglescliffe
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $190
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Train from Leeds to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $40
Train from London St Pancras International to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $170
Anytime Single
$170 - $250
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Eaglescliffe to Whitby
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Heworth to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
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 10 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 York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Megabus UK

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