There are 3 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Whitby

$27 - $40

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Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, High Level Bridge North End (Opposite St Nichols Buildings) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 X10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) X93

$16 - $25

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Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby 70.6 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby is to bus which costs £12 - £19 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, High Level Bridge North End (Opposite St Nichols Buildings) and arriving at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Whitby. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Whitby is 52 miles. The road distance is 70.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £20 - £30.

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The train from Newcastle to Whitby takes 2 h 42 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, High Level Bridge North End (Opposite St Nichols Buildings) station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £20 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £19 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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  • Distance: 52.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Whitby, North Yorkshire, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 in around 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, High Level Bridge North End (Opposite St Nichols Buildings) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, High Level Bridge North End (Opposite St Nichols Buildings) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
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
$11
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Whitby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby.

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