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There are 5 ways to get from York to Whitby by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Stonebow to Whitby, Boyes 840

$14 - $18

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from York to Scarborough
  2. Take the bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station X93

Train  •  3 h 26 min

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

$31 - $80

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from York to Whitby 47.8 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from York to Whitby 47.8 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from York to Whitby is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from York to Whitby is to taxi which costs £120 - £160 and takes 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from York, Stonebow and arriving at Whitby, Boyes. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from York to Whitby. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Whitby via Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between York and Whitby is 41 miles. The road distance is 47.8 miles.

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The best way to get from York to Whitby without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £10 - £14.

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The bus from York, Stonebow to Whitby, Boyes takes 2 h 8 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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York to Whitby bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, depart from York, Stonebow station.

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York to Whitby train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from York station.

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The best way to get from York to Whitby is to bus which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £10 - £14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £23 - £65 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from York to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 41.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

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

Yorkshire Coastliner operates a bus from York to Whitby 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from York to Whitby via Darlington in around 3 h 26 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
47 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
Train from York to Darlington
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Stonebow to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from York to Whitby
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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York to Whitby bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Whitby, Boyes station.

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York to Whitby train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Whitby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between York to Whitby is 48 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from York to Whitby.

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