London to Whitby by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    22:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 36m

Travelling from London to Whitby by train

The fastest trains from London to Whitby take around 4 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 332 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Whitby.

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

We usually find around 8 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 11 departures. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Whitby is usually scheduled to depart London around 06:15 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:15, and the last at 22:00.

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

When to book London to Whitby train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 trains operate between London and Whitby?

More than one type of train 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
  • 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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