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There are 7 ways to get from Norwich to Whitby by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to York
  3. Take the train from York to Scarborough
  4. Take the bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station X93

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Train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Darlington
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Whitby

$64 - $125

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Train Grand Central, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to York
  3. Take the bus from York, Rail Station to Whitby, Boyes 840

$119 - $191

Bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Norwich Bus Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Middlesbrough
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station X4 / ...

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Norwich to Whitby 229.2 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Durham, train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Durham (MME) NWI - MME
  2. Take the train from Dinsdale to Whitby

$137 - $576

Fly to Manchester, train, bus  •  7 h 39 min

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

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The cheapest way to get from Norwich to Whitby is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Norwich to Whitby is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Norwich station to Whitby station. However, there are services departing from Norwich Bus Station and arriving at Whitby, Bus Station via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Norwich to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Norwich and arriving at Whitby via Peterborough and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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The distance between Norwich and Whitby is 151 miles. The road distance is 229.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Whitby without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Norwich to Whitby, including transfers.

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Norwich to Whitby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Norwich Bus Station.

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Norwich to Whitby train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Norwich station.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Whitby is to train which takes 6 h 53 min and costs £45 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Norwich to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 151.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Norwich to Whitby via Peterborough and Darlington in around 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Norwich to Whitby via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, Middlesbrough, and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 11 h 21 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Norwich to Durham via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Norwich to Durham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Peterborough to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Peterborough to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Train from Cambridge to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
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
Northern Rail
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
Train from Dinsdale to Whitby
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Rail Station to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
yorkbus.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 Norwich Bus Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
National Express

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Norwich Airport to Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Norwich to Whitby is 229 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Norwich to Whitby.

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Flybe and KLM offer flights from Norwich Airport to Durham Airport.

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There are 769+ hotels available in Whitby. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Norwich Airport is to line 501 bus which takes 17 min and costs £1 - £3.

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