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

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Train, bus  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from Thirsk to Redcar Central
  2. Take the bus from Coatham, The Coatham Surgery to Whitby, Bus Station X4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Thirsk, Market Place to York, Station Avenue 30 / ...
  2. Take the bus from York, Rougier Street to Whitby, Boyes 840

£10 - £14

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Train, bus via Middlesbrough  •  2h 55m

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

Train  •  3h 12m

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

£18 - £27

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thirsk to Whitby 49.8 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Thirsk to Whitby 49.8 miles

£8 - £12

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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 £100 - £130 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, Rougier Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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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 3h 12m.

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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 and bus which takes 2h 52m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 52m 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 3h 12m and costs £18 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 4h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Thirsk to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

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 3h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thirsk to Whitby via York, Station Avenue and York, Rougier Street in around 4h 23m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Thirsk to Redcar Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Train from Thirsk to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Coatham, The Coatham Surgery to Whitby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva North East
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Whitby, Arundel Place
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Arriva North East
Reliance Motor Services
Phone
01904 768262
Website
reliancebuses.co.uk
Bus from Thirsk, Market Place to York, Station Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Reliance Motor Services
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Rougier Street to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Yorkshire Coastliner
Other operators
Taxi from Thirsk to Whitby
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Premier Taxis Thirsk
Phone
+44 7970 304 050
Website
taxisthirsk.co.uk
Chapman's Taxis Thirsk
Phone
+44 1845 609 957
Website
chapmanstaxis.co.uk
Alpha Taxi Thirsk
Phone
+44 7498 552 653
Website
alpha-taxi-thirsk.business.site

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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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