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Birmingham to Whitby by train

  • First train
    05:57
  • Last train
    22:31
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 55m
  • Distance
    239 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 14m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Whitby by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Whitby take around 4 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 239 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Whitby.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Whitby?

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

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Birmingham 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 15 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Whitby train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Whitby is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:57, and the last at 22:31.

When to book Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Whitby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Whitby?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham 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.

Whitby to Birmingham by train

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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.