Whitby to Newcastle upon Tyne by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    08:45
  • Last train
    22:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 38m

Travelling from Whitby to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

The fastest trains from Whitby to Newcastle upon Tyne take around 2 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 84 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Whitby and Newcastle upon Tyne.

Journeys between Whitby and Newcastle upon Tyne usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Whitby to Newcastle upon Tyne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 4 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Newcastle upon Tyne is usually scheduled to depart Whitby around 08:45 and the last train is around 22:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Whitby around 08:45, and the last at 18:31.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Whitby to Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Whitby to Newcastle upon Tyne by train.

Which trains operate between Whitby and Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • 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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The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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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