Harrogate to Whitby by train

  • First train
    07:52
  • Last train
    23:19
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 30m
  • Distance
    81 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    9
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 27m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Harrogate to Whitby by train

Fast trains from Harrogate to Whitby take around 3 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 81 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Harrogate and Whitby.

1. Are there direct trains from Harrogate to Whitby?

Journeys between Harrogate and Whitby usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Harrogate to Whitby every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 10 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Harrogate to Whitby?

The Harrogate to Whitby train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Harrogate to Whitby train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Whitby is usually scheduled to depart Harrogate around 07:52 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Harrogate around 07:52, and the last at 23:12.

When to book Harrogate 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 Harrogate to Whitby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Harrogate and Whitby?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

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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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