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There are 5 ways to get from Whitby to Harrogate by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  3 h 51 min

  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 Harrogate

$24 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...

$9 - $26

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Whitby to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to York

$38 - $90

Bus Yorkshire Coastliner  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn 840

$19 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Whitby to Harrogate 67.5 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Whitby to Harrogate is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitby to Harrogate is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Whitby to Harrogate. However, there are services departing from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 and arriving at West Park, Beech Grove via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Whitby to Harrogate. However, there are services departing from Whitby and arriving at Harrogate via Darlington and York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Whitby and Harrogate is 51 miles. The road distance is 67.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitby to Harrogate without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs £18 - £27.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Whitby to Harrogate, including transfers.

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Whitby to Harrogate bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, depart from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 station.

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

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The best way to get from Whitby to Harrogate is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs £29 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Whitby to Harrogate.
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  • Distance: 50.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Whitby to Harrogate via Darlington and York in around 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, Yorkshire Coastliner operates a bus from Whitby to Harrogate 4 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 28 min.

Train operators
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 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from York to Harrogate
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Whitby to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
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
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Whitby, Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
4 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 Middlesbrough to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Whitby to Harrogate bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn station.

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Whitby to Harrogate train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Whitby to Harrogate is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Whitby to Harrogate.

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