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There are 11 ways to get from London to Whitby by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$126 - $200

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Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 45 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

$104 - $283

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Train LNER, bus  •  5 h 23 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 X93

Train Hull Trains, bus  •  6 h 15 min

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

Bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Middlesbrough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station X4 / ...

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London to Whitby 252 miles

$50 - $80

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 46 min

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

$121 - $362

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train, bus  •  7 h 31 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

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train, bus  •  7 h 20 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

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Darlington
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Whitby

$113 - $357

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 21 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

$127 - $408

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The cheapest way to get from London to Whitby is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Whitby is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Whitby station. However, there are services departing from London Golders Green and arriving at Whitby, Bus Station via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 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 13 min.

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The distance between London and Whitby is 208 miles. The road distance is 252 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Whitby without a car is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs £95 - £160.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from London to Whitby, including transfers.

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London to Whitby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Golders Green station.

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London to Whitby train services, operated by Grand Central, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Whitby is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs £95 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 208.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Whitby via Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 7 h 41 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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 Eaglescliffe
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from London Kings Cross to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Eaglescliffe to Whitby
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hull to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
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
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from London Kings Cross to Hull
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
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 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Leeds to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Hull
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $95
Super Off-Peak Single
$100 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $140
Anytime Single
$130 - $160
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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 London Golders Green to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Whitby is 252 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from London to Whitby.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 766+ hotels available in Whitby. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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