York to Whitby by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from York to Whitby by train
Fast trains from York to Whitby take around 2 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 66 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Whitby.
1. Are there direct trains from York to Whitby?
Journeys between York and Whitby usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 16 departures on the route from York 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 23 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from York to Whitby?
The York to Whitby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the York to Whitby train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Whitby is usually scheduled to depart York around 05:06 and the last train is around 00:42.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the York to Whitby train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from York to Whitby are $22.86, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $22, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book York 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 York to Whitby by train.
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Which train companies operate between York and Whitby?
More than one train company operates on the route from York to Whitby, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- 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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