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There are 4 ways to get from Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) by bus, train or car

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S
  2. Take the train from Scarborough to Leeds

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Train

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1

Drive

  1. Drive from Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA)

Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) by bus and train

The journey time between Whitby and Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 99 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 27m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 29m. Operated by Arriva North East, TransPennine Express Service and Flyer, the Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) service departs from Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 2 and arrives in Leeds Bradford Airport. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 58m
Layover time:
1h 27m
Total time:
4h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 29m
Journey distance:
99 miles
Services per week:
27
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:16
Last service departs at:
19:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) bus and train schedules

Whitby → Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Whitby station to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA). However, there are services departing from Whitby, Bus Station and arriving at Leeds Bradford Airport via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge and Leeds Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between Whitby and Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is 60 miles. The road distance is 76.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), including transfers.

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Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) bus services, operated by Arriva North East, depart from Whitby, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is to train which takes 5h 9m and costs £40 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 11m.

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Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA).

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Map of how to get from Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA).
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  • Distance: 60.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Whitby, North Yorkshire, England and Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), England?

You can take a train from Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) via Middlesbrough, Leeds, Apperley Bridge, and Apperley Bridge Station grounds in around 5h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Whitby to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge, Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1, and Leeds Bus Station in around 5h 11m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Scarborough to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£11 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £40
Train from Middlesbrough to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
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
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva North East
Bus from Whitby, Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Arriva North East
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 stand 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
Megabus 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
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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