How to get to Whitby from Birmingham

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from Birmingham to Whitby

How to get to Whitby from Birmingham by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Birmingham to Whitby is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Whitby from Birmingham

distanceDistance148 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£28 - £114
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £28 • 7 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £114 • 5 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or CrossCountry

Travel 148 miles by train or coach from Birmingham to Whitby. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or CrossCountry among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Whitby.

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Travel between Birmingham and Whitby on National Express and CrossCountry travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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

    National Express is the leading travel operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Birmingham - Whitby travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Birmingham to Whitby

      FAQs: Travel 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 Birmingham to Whitby.

      There are 2 options to travel to Whitby from Birmingham including taking a train or coach.

      The cheapest way to go to Whitby from Birmingham is by taking a coach, which costs on average £28.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Birmingham to Whitby:

      A coach is £86 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Whitby costing on average £114.

      The fastest way to get to Whitby from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 13 min.

      Other travel options to Whitby take longer:

      Coach takes on average 7 h 39 min.

      The distance between Birmingham and Whitby is around 148 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Whitby is:

      • 1 train a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Birmingham and Whitby as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Whitby:

      • Coaches mostly leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and tend to arrive in Whitby, Windsor Terrace.
      • Trains from Birmingham to Whitby most often leave from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Whitby.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Whitby:

      • You can travel by coach from Birmingham to Whitby with National Express, and you can find National Express Birmingham to Whitby tickets for £28 on Omio.
      • You can go to Whitby from Birmingham by train with CrossCountry. You'll see cheap train tickets for £114 with CrossCountry from Birmingham to Whitby on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Whitby with the following travel companies:

      • Take a direct coach with.
      • Take a direct train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Whitby as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Whitby from Birmingham.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Whitby often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like York, Scarborough, Leeds, Pickering or Middlesbrough. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Whitby itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Whitby and any of these top destinations today!

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