Glasgow to Whitby train

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Whitby

distanceDistance172 miles (277 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, Northern Rail or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Glasgow to Whitby cover the 172 miles (277 km) long route taking on average 6 h 1 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Northern Rail or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £32, but the average price of train tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Whitby.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Glasgow to Whitby

Travel to Whitby from Glasgow from £32 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Whitby from Glasgow you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets between Glasgow and Whitby are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with CrossCountry from Glasgow to Whitby all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 172 miles (277 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Glasgow to Whitby routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Glasgow to Whitby train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Whitby with CrossCountry!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Whitby

    Travel by train to Whitby easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Whitby.
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Glasgow to Whitby for as little as £32  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Glasgow to Whitby train to cost on average £37  one way.
    The distance from Glasgow to Whitby by train is approximately 172 miles (277 km).
    The Glasgow to Whitby train duration is on average 6 h 1 min, which is to be expected when travelling 172 miles (277 km) to Whitby from Glasgow. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Whitby.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Glasgow Central and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Whitby and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (332 m) from the train station to the city centre in Whitby.

    For the best Glasgow to Whitby train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country, Northern Rail or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Glasgow to Whitby to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there is 1 train a day from Glasgow to Whitby. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Glasgow to Whitby train departs at 11: 00   and the last train from Glasgow to Whitby leaves at 15: 15. Check out the most up-to-date Glasgow to Whitby train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    You can find a train to Whitby from Glasgow to cost on average £37 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Glasgow to Whitby train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip from Glasgow to Whitby.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
    Public transport options for Glasgow Central
    Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
    Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper

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