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

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Train, bus  •  3h 32m

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

Cheapest option

Line 840 bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the line 840 bus from York, Stonebow to Malton, Bus Station Stand 1 840 / ...
  2. Take the line 840 bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 2 to Thornton-le-Dale, Thornton Cross 840
  3. Take the line 840 bus from Thornton-le-Dale, Thornton Cross to Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 840

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 32m

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

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from York to Sandsend, Sandhills 48 miles

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from York to Sandsend, Sandhills 48 miles

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The most affordable way to get from York to Sandsend, Sandhills is to drive, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from York to Sandsend, Sandhills is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Sandsend, Sandhills. However, there are services departing from York, Stonebow and arriving at Sandsend, Sandhills via Malton, Bus Station Stand 2, Thornton-le-Dale, Thornton Cross and Whitby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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The distance between York and Sandsend, Sandhills is 41 miles. The road distance is 48 miles.

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The best way to get from York to Sandsend, Sandhills without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 32m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from York to Sandsend, Sandhills, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from York to Sandsend, Sandhills is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs £24 - £150. Alternatively, you can line 840 bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 5h 1m.

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York to Sandsend, Sandhills bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3 station.

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

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  • Distance: 41.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between York, England and Sandsend, Sandhills, England?

You can take a train from York to Sandsend, Sandhills via Darlington, Whitby, and Whitby, Bus Station in around 4h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Sandsend, Sandhills via Malton, Bus Station Stand 2, Thornton-le-Dale, Thornton Cross, and Whitby, Bus Station in around 5h 1m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
Train from York to Darlington
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £28
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from York to Darlington
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £80
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S to Whitby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva North East
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Stonebow to Malton, Bus Station Stand 1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Yorkshire Coastliner
Bus from Malton, Bus Station Stand 2 to Thornton-le-Dale, Thornton Cross
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Yorkshire Coastliner
Bus from Thornton-le-Dale, Thornton Cross to Whitby, Bus Stn Stand 3
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Yorkshire Coastliner
Other operators
Taxi from York to Sandsend, Sandhills
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
York Station Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 623 332
Website
yorkstationtaxis.co.uk
York Cars Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 765 765
Website
yorkcars-taxis.co.uk
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 66 65 65
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Quick Cars
Phone
+44 1904 798 939
Website
york-taxis.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365 365
Website
fleetways.co.uk
Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 470 311
Website
acetaxisyork.com

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