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

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Train LNER  •  5 h 23 min

  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

$60 - $153

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Bus National Express  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Prospect Hill to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 X93
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough to Glasgow National Express

$28 - $34

5 alternative options

Train via Carlisle  •  6 h 15 min

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

$88 - $163

Bus Megabus UK  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Outside Northern Rock Building Society) X10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station M20

$41 - $74

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Whitby to Glasgow 222 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Durham, fly  •  5 h 5 min

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

$119 - $350

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  6 h 3 min

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

$144 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Whitby to Scotland is to bus which costs £21 - £26 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Whitby to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Whitby, Prospect Hill and arriving at Glasgow via Middlesbrough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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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 5 h 23 min.

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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 5 h 23 min and costs £45 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Whitby to Scotland, including transfers.

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Whitby to Scotland bus services, operated by Arriva North East, depart from Whitby, Prospect Hill 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 5 h 23 min and costs £45 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £26 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Durham Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Whitby to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 210.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

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 5 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Whitby to Glasgow via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 and Middlesbrough in around 7 h 32 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Durham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Newcastle to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
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 Carlisle
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Whitby to Dinsdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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
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
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 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, Prospect Hill to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Outside Northern Rock Building Society)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
simplygo.com
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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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