There are 4 ways to get from Skipton 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  •  3 h 47 min

  1. X93

$47 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. X84
  2. 843 / ...
  3. 840 / ...

$24 - $30

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 4 min

$45 - $114

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. 90.8 miles

$19 - $29

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

You can take a train from Skipton to Whitby via Leeds and Darlington in around 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skipton to Whitby via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) and Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 in around 6 h 12 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Skipton to Leeds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Skipton to Leeds
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Leeds to Darlington
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$18 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
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 Leeds to Darlington
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
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 Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Malton, Bus Station Stand 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Skipton and Whitby is 108 km. The road distance is 145 km.

The cheapest way to get from Skipton to Whitby is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Skipton to Whitby is to drive which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £14 - £21.

No, there is no direct train from Skipton to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Skipton and arriving at Whitby via Leeds and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Skipton to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) and arriving at Whitby, Boyes via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) and Malton, Bus Station Stand 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Skipton to Whitby, including transfers.