Travel Time & Distance Between Whitby & York – Bus, Train, Bike, Walk, Car

Traveling from Whitby to York offers scenic views and various transportation options depending on your time, budget, and preferences. Below are the best ways to covering distances, journey times, and popular FAQs to assist you in planning your trip effectively.

Distance and Travel Time Overview

Below is a table summarising the distances and estimated travel times between Whitby to York by different modes of transportation:

Mode of TransportDistance (approx.)Average Journey Time
Car70 miles1 hour 30 minutes
Bus70 miles2 hours 10 minutes
Train65 miles1 hour 45 minutes
Bike75 miles6 hours
Walking75 miles24 hours

View On The Map By Car / Bus / Uber / Taxi

View On The Map By Train

View On The Map On Foot / Walking

View On The Map By Bike / Ebike

Popular Questions:

Below are common questions we’re asked about this travel option.

How can I find cheap train tickets from Whitby to York?

To save money on train tickets, consider booking in advance, traveling during off-peak times, or using journey planner tools. Sites like the London North Eastern Railway offer promotions and discounted fares for early bookings.

Is there a direct train from Whitby to York?

Yes, direct train services are available from Whitby Train Station to York Train Station. The journey typically takes about 1 hour 45 minutes, making it a quick and convenient option.

What bus routes operate between Whitby and York?

The Yorkshire Coastliner is one of the primary bus services connecting Whitby and York. It offers a direct bus route that takes approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes. Check the latest schedules on the bus companies’ websites for the most accurate information.

What are the peak times for travel between Whitby and York?

Peak times for train travel are usually weekday mornings (6:30 AM to 9:30 AM) and evenings (4:00 PM to 7:00 PM). For buses, peak times can vary, but weekends and holidays typically see higher traffic.

Can I buy a bus ticket on the day of travel?

Yes, while you can purchase bus tickets on the day, booking in advance might get you a cheaper rate. It’s also advisable to check for any available discounts or special offers to reduce your York cost.

Travelers looking for the cheapest train ticket or cheap train tickets can utilize the Northern Rail services or explore options via the London North Eastern Railway. Both providers offer competitive rates, especially if you book during off-peak times. Ensure you check the York Train Station schedules to catch the first train or last train, depending on your travel needs.

When planning your route, whether by train, bus, or car, use a journey planner to estimate journey times and check if a direct train or direct bus is available. Whitby Train Station and various bus stations along the route provide comprehensive services, ensuring that passengers can travel with ease.

Whether you choose to take the train from Whitby station or leave from York station, planning ahead and using tools like journey planners can significantly enhance your travel experience, helping you to avoid travelling during crowded peak times and potentially save money.

Also see our page on Guisborough to Whitby.

Accommodation Options In York

Guy Fawkes Inn, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

25 High Petergate, York, YO1 7HP, United Kingdom

Golden Fleece York

16 Pavement, York, YO1 9UP, United Kingdom

6 Monkbar Court

6 Monk Bar Court, York, YO1 7LH, United Kingdom

B+B York

15 St Peter’s Grove, York, YO30 6AQ , United Kingdom

Chapel Penthouse

16 Chapel Apartments Union Terrace, York, YO31 7ES, United Kingdom
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Accommodation Options In Whitby

The Stables at Crossbutts

Guisborough Road, Whitby, YO21 1TL, United Kingdom

Seaspray Boutique Whitby Apartment

Flat 4 1-2 Langdale Terrace, West Cliff, Whitby, Whitby, YO21 3EE, United Kingdom

The Old Joiner’s Shop

4 Spring Hill Court, Whitby, YO21 1QN, United Kingdom

Host & Stay – The Birds Nest Apartment

The Birds Nest Flat 3, 8 Hoggarth yard, Whitby, YO22 4EG, United Kingdom

The Royal Hotel Whitby

West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3HA, United Kingdom

Host & Stay – The Connell

14 Royal Crescent, Whitby, YO21 3EJ, United Kingdom
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