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There are 6 ways to get from Whitby to Cambridge by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train Grand Central  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 to York, Rail Station 840
  2. Take the train from York to Cambridge

$90 - $149

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Bus, train LNER  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S X93
  2. Take the train from Scarborough to York
  3. Take the train from York to Peterborough
  4. Take the train from Peterborough to Cambridge

$61 - $178

4 alternative options

Train  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Whitby to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Cambridge

$67 - $129

Drive  •  3h 33m

  1. Drive from Whitby to Cambridge 207.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Whitby to Heworth
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$122 - $365

Train, fly to London City  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Whitby to Heworth
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London City (LCY) NCL - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$117 - $377

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The cheapest way to get from Whitby to Cambridge is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Whitby to Cambridge is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Whitby to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Whitby and arriving at Cambridge via Darlington and Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Whitby and Cambridge is 162 miles. The road distance is 207.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitby to Cambridge without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 31m and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Whitby to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Whitby to Cambridge train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Whitby station.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Whitby to Cambridge train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Whitby to Cambridge is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3h 33m to drive from Whitby to Cambridge.

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Map of how to get from Whitby to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 161.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 31m

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

You can take a train from Whitby to Cambridge via Darlington and Peterborough in around 6h 5m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from York to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
Train from Peterborough to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Train from York to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Whitby to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Whitby to Heworth
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from York to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Scarborough to York
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Scarborough to York
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 to York, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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