Manchester to Whitby by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Manchester to Whitby by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Whitby take around 3 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 155 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Whitby.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Whitby?
Journeys between Manchester and Whitby usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Manchester 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 21 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Whitby?
The Manchester to Whitby train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Whitby train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Whitby is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:17 and the last train is around 00:57.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:42, and the last at 00:55.
What's the Manchester to Whitby train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Whitby are $28.66.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $28 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $40. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Manchester 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 Manchester to Whitby by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Whitby?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Whitby, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Whitby to Manchester by train