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

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Train LNER  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Whitby to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

$61 - $153

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Bus National Express  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
  3. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow

$23 - $31

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Train via Carlisle  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Whitby to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central

$77 - $163

Bus Megabus UK  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street M35
  3. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station M20

$41 - $61

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from Whitby to Glasgow 222 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Whitby to Heworth
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Aberdeen (ABZ) NCL - ABZ

$144 - $358

Train to Durham, fly  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Whitby to Dinsdale
  2. Fly from Durham (MME) to Aberdeen (ABZ) MME - ABZ

$116 - $347

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Whitby to Scotland is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 8h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Whitby to Scotland is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Whitby station to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Whitby, Bus Station and arriving at Glasgow via Middlesbrough and Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Whitby to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Whitby and arriving at Glasgow Queen Street via Darlington and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Whitby and Scotland is 211 miles. The road distance is 222 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitby to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs £45 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Whitby to Scotland, including transfers.

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Whitby to Scotland bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Whitby, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Whitby to Scotland is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs £45 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £24 and takes 8h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Whitby to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 210.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 32m

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

You can take a train from Whitby to Glasgow via Darlington and Edinburgh in around 5h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Whitby to Glasgow via Middlesbrough and Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard in around 8h 58m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Flights from Durham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
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 Carlisle
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Whitby to Heworth
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Whitby to Dinsdale
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Whitby, Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Whitby to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Whitby to Scotland train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glasgow Queen Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Whitby to Scotland is 222 miles. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Whitby to Scotland.

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Flybe offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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