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Travelling from Glasgow to Whitby by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Whitby take around 5 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 277 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Whitby.

Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Whitby?

Journeys between Glasgow and Whitby usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Glasgow to Whitby every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Whitby?

The Glasgow to Whitby train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Glasgow to Whitby train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Whitby is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 06:01 and the last train is around 21:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 05:50, and the last at 20:00.

When to book Glasgow to Whitby train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Glasgow to Whitby by train.

Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Whitby?

More than one train company operates on the route from Glasgow to Whitby, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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