Whitby to Leeds by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    08:45
  • Last train
    22:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 54m

Travelling from Whitby to Leeds by train

Fast trains from Whitby to Leeds take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 98 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Whitby and Leeds.

Are there direct trains from Whitby to Leeds?

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

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Whitby to Leeds 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 9 departures.

How long is the train journey from Whitby to Leeds?

The Whitby to Leeds train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Whitby to Leeds train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart Whitby around 08:45 and the last train is around 22:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Whitby around 08:45, and the last at 19:34.

When to book Whitby to Leeds 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 Leeds by train.

Which train companies operate between Whitby and Leeds?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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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