There are 5 ways to get from Thirsk to Whitby by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Thirsk to Middlesbrough
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square) X93

$24 - $30

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Thirsk to Thornaby
  2. Take the train from Thornaby to Whitby

$23 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus, line 81 bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Thirsk, Market Place (Millgate) to Stokesley, High Street (North Road) M5
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Stokesley, High Street (North Road) to Guisborough, Market Place (HSBC Bank) 81 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Guisborough, Market Place (Thomson) to Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square) X93

$25

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thirsk to Whitby 49.8 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Thirsk to Whitby 49.8 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Thirsk to Whitby is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thirsk to Whitby is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 59 min.

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The distance between Thirsk and Whitby is 34 miles. The road distance is 49.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Thirsk to Whitby, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thirsk to Whitby station. However, there are services departing from Thirsk, Market Place (Millgate) and arriving at Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square) via Stokesley, High Street (North Road) and Guisborough, Market Place (Thomson). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thirsk to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Thirsk and arriving at Whitby via Thornaby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Thirsk to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

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

You can take a bus from Thirsk to Whitby via Stokesley, High Street (North Road), Guisborough, Market Place (HSBC Bank), and Guisborough, Market Place (Thomson) in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Thirsk to Whitby via Thornaby in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Thirsk to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Train from Thirsk to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stokesley, High Street (North Road) to Guisborough, Market Place (HSBC Bank)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Guisborough, Market Place (Thomson) to Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Reliance Motor Services
Phone
01904 768262
Website
reliancebuses.co.uk
Bus from Thirsk, Market Place (Millgate) to Stokesley, High Street (North Road)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
reliancebuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Thirsk to Whitby
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210

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