There are 9 ways to get from Norwich to Whitby by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus via Scarborough  •  6 h 19 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 (Station Square) X93

$89 - $124

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Bus, train via York  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Swaffham, Brocks Road
  2. Take the bus from Swaffham, Brocks Road to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 10)
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to York
  4. Take the bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes 840

$65 - $81

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Train, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to York
  3. Take the bus from York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Whitby, Boyes 840

$77 - $109

Train  •  6 h 54 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

$86 - $126

Bus, train  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt)
  2. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt) to Spalding, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Spalding, Bus Station to Bourne, Bus Station 16S / ...
  4. Take the bus from Bourne to Hull
  5. Take the train from Hull to Scarborough

$79 - $92

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Norwich to Whitby 229.2 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Durham, train  •  8 h 24 min

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

$140 - $579

Fly to Manchester, train, bus  •  7 h

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

$136 - $272

Fly to Humberside, train  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Humberside (HUY) NWI - HUY
  2. Take the train from Hull to Scarborough

$167 - $647

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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 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 54 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 19 min and costs £65 - £95.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Norwich to Whitby, including transfers.

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

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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 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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  • Distance: 151.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 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 54 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Norwich to Durham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Norwich to Humberside via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
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
Flights from Norwich to Humberside via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Manchester Airport to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hull to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Dinsdale to Whitby
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 (Station Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
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 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Swaffham, Brocks Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Swaffham, Brocks Road to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 10)
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Website
firstgroup.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt) to Spalding, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
CallConnect
Phone
03452343344
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Spalding, Bus Station to Bourne, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
traveline.info
Delaine Buses
Phone
01778 422866
Email
enquiries@delainebuses.com
Website
delainebuses.com
Bus from Spalding, Bus Station to Bourne, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
delainebuses.com
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 Bourne to Hull
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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