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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. X93

$27 - $38

Cheapest option

Line 843 bus, bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. 843 / ...
  2. 840 / ...

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. 840 / ...

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. 47.8 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  59 min

  1. 47.8 miles

$10 - $15

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

Yorkshire Coastliner operates a bus from York to Whitby every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 11 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
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station (Station Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Stonebow (Stonebow Interchange) to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Stonebow (Stonebow Interchange) to Malton, Bus Station Stand 1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 to Whitby, Boyes
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from York to Whitby
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between York and Whitby is 66 km. The road distance is 76 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from York, Stonebow (Stonebow Interchange) and arriving at Whitby, Boyes. Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from York to Whitby, including transfers.