There are 7 ways to get from Whitby to Cambridge by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$81 - $129

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Bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 (Station Square) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 840
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$51 - $60

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Bus, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square) 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

$83 - $127

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Whitby to Cambridge 207.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 34 min

  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

$123 - $366

Bus, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square) to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S
  2. Take the train from Scarborough to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  4. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$123 - $276

Bus, train, train to Manchester, fly to Cambridge  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square) to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S
  2. Take the train from Scarborough to York
  3. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  4. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cambridge (CBG) MAN - CBG

$123 - $420

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Whitby station to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 (Station Square) and arriving at Cambridge, Castle Street via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 32 min.

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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 6 h 5 min.

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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 train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs £60 - £100.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Whitby to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Whitby to Cambridge bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 (Station Square).

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

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The best way to get from Whitby to Cambridge is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs £60 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 9 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Whitby to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 161.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Whitby to Cambridge via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, and St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) in around 9 h 32 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Whitby to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Whitby to Heworth
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
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
1 h 24 min
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
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Scarborough to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Station Square) to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 (Station Square) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Whitby to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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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 3 h 33 min to drive from Whitby to Cambridge.

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British Airways offers flights from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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