London to Whitby by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 34m

Travelling from London to Whitby by train

Fast trains from London to Whitby take around 4 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 332 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Whitby.

Are there direct trains from London to Whitby?

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

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from London 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 16 departures.

How long is the train journey from London to Whitby?

The London to Whitby train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the London to Whitby train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Whitby is usually scheduled to depart London around 06:15 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:15, and the last at 22:05.

When to book London 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 London to Whitby by train.

Which train companies operate between London and Whitby?

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

  • East Coast
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

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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