There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) 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  •  4 h 19 min

  1. X93

$59 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 39 min

  1. National Express
  2. X93

$25 - $29

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 12 min

$67 - $93

Bus Yorkshire Coastliner  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Zap
  2. 840 / ...

$40 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. 131.3 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Whitby is 166 km. The road distance is 210 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Whitby is to bus which costs £18 - £22 and takes 4 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Whitby is to drive which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £20 - £30.

No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Whitby via Middlesbrough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Whitby, including transfers.

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Whitby, North Yorkshire, England?

You can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Whitby via Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Whitby via Middlesbrough in around 5 h 12 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
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 Airport to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
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 York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly/Portland St (Statue) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk

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