There are 4 ways to get from Whitby to Harrogate by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 (Station Square) to York, Rail Station 840

$22 - $30

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Bus, train  •  3 h 57 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 Harrogate

$32 - $43

Train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$38 - $90

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 - £16 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 - £16 and takes 1 h 23 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 3 h 58 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 which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £16 - £23.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Whitby to Harrogate, including transfers.

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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 bus which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £16 - £23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £29 - £70 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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Whitby to Harrogate train services, operated by CrossCountry, 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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  • Distance: 50.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

Yorkshire Coastliner operates a bus from Whitby to Harrogate 5 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Whitby to Harrogate via Darlington and York in around 3 h 58 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
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 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
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 York, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 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 (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

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