There are 6 ways to get from Thirsk to Whitby by train, bus, taxi 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 1 min

  1. Take the train from Northallerton to Middlesbrough
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place) X93

$27 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus, line 81 bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Northallerton, The Buck Inn to Stokesley, High Street (North Road) X80 / ...
  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 (Chaloner Street) to Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square) X93

$24 - $27

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Whitby

$29 - $48

Bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Thirsk, Market Place (Millgate) to York, Royal Mail Offices (Rail Station Interchange) 30X / ...
  2. Take the bus from York, Rail Station (Rail Station Interchange) to Whitby, Boyes 840 / ...

$25 - $29

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thirsk to Whitby 49.8 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Thirsk to Whitby 49.8 miles

$10 - $16

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

You can take a bus from Thirsk to Whitby via Northallerton, The Buck Inn, Stokesley, High Street (North Road), Guisborough, Market Place (HSBC Bank), and Guisborough, Market Place (Chaloner Street) in around 3 h 24 min. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Thirsk to Whitby once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Northallerton to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place (1 Arundel Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
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 (Chaloner Street) to Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Abbotts Of Leeming
Phone
01677 424987
Email
quotes@abbottscoaches.co.uk
Website
abbottscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Northallerton, The Buck Inn to Stokesley, High Street (North Road)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
abbottscoaches.co.uk
Abbott + Sons
Phone
01677 424987
Email
quotes@abbottscoaches.co.uk
Website
abbottscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Northallerton, The Buck Inn to Stokesley, High Street (North Road)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
abbottscoaches.co.uk
Reliance Motor Services
Phone
01904 768262
Website
reliancebuses.co.uk
Bus from Thirsk, Market Place (Millgate) to York, Royal Mail Offices (Rail Station Interchange)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
reliancebuses.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 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Thirsk to Whitby
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Thirsk to Whitby?

The distance between Thirsk and Whitby is 55 km. The road distance is 80 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Thirsk to Whitby?

The cheapest way to get from Thirsk to Whitby is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 59 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Thirsk to Whitby?

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

Is there a direct bus between Thirsk and Whitby?

No, there is no direct bus from Thirsk to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Thirsk, Market Place (Millgate) and arriving at Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square) via Northallerton, The Buck Inn, Stokesley, High Street (North Road) and Guisborough, Market Place (Chaloner Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

How long does it take to get from Thirsk to Whitby?

It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Thirsk to Whitby, including transfers.