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

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Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Whitby

$27 - $40

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Bus  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Middlesbrough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station X4 / ...

Drive  •  1h 19m

  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 drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 19m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Whitby, Bus Station via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Whitby. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 43m.

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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 2h 43m and costs £20 - £30.

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The train from Newcastle to Whitby takes 2h 43m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard 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 2h 43m and costs £20 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 52.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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 2h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby via Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 3h 31m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
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

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Whitby, Bus 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 1h 19m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby.

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