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

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Whitby to Sunderland

$23 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus, line 9 bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 X93
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 to Dalton Park, Shopping Centre (Retail park bus turning circle) X10
  3. Take the line 9 bus from Dalton Park, Shopping Centre (Retail park bus turning circle) to Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) 9 / ...

$15 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 X93
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough to Sunderland National Express / ...

$17 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Whitby to Sunderland 62.3 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Whitby to Sunderland is to bus and line 9 bus which costs £11 - £13 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitby to Sunderland is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Whitby and Sunderland is 42 miles. The road distance is 62.3 miles.

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The train from Whitby to Sunderland takes 2 h 29 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Whitby station to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) and arriving at Sunderland via Middlesbrough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Whitby and arriving at Sunderland. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Whitby to Sunderland once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Whitby to Sunderland via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 and Middlesbrough in around 2 h 48 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 to Dalton Park, Shopping Centre (Retail park bus turning circle)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Dalton Park, Shopping Centre (Retail park bus turning circle) to Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
simplygo.com

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