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There are 6 ways to get from Thirsk to Whitby by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 5 min

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

$23 - $35

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Bus, line 843 bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Thirsk, Market Place to York, Royal Mail Offices 30 / ...
  2. Take the line 843 bus from York, Rail Station to Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 843 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes 840

$14 - $19

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Thirsk to Middlesbrough
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station X4 / ...

Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station X4 / ...

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 - £12 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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No, there is no direct bus from Thirsk to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Thirsk, Market Place and arriving at Whitby, Boyes via York, Rail Station and Malton, Bus Station Stand 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 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 Middlesbrough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 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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The best way to get from Thirsk to Whitby without a car is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs £17 - £27.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Thirsk to Whitby, including transfers.

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Thirsk to Whitby bus services, operated by Reliance Motor Services, depart from Thirsk, Market Place station.

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Thirsk to Whitby train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Thirsk station.

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The best way to get from Thirsk to Whitby is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs £17 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Thirsk to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Thirsk to Whitby via Middlesbrough in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, Arriva North East operates a bus from Thirsk to Whitby hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 49 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
$12 - $17
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
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
Reliance Motor Services
Phone
01904 768262
Website
reliancebuses.co.uk
Bus from Thirsk, Market Place to York, Royal Mail Offices
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 to Malton, Bus Station Stand 1
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
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Taxi from Thirsk to Whitby
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210

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Thirsk to Whitby bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Whitby, Boyes station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thirsk to Whitby is 50 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Thirsk to Whitby.

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