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from London to Whitby

You can get from London to Whitby by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Whitby on 2 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00London8h40 16:40Whitby, Windsor Terrace
1 changes
£281One-way
Cheapest
08:00London8h40 16:40Whitby, Windsor Terrace
1 changes
£281One-way
Other options
12:00London Kings Cross4h42 16:42Whitby
1 changes
£631One-way
10:00London Kings Cross4h42 14:42Whitby
1 changes
£751One-way
23:59London10h41 10:40Whitby, Windsor Terrace
1 changes
£341One-way

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Thu
2 Dec
£162London North Eastern Railway
£29National Express
£100Loganair
Fri
3 Dec
£98London North Eastern Railway
£29National Express
£415British Airways
Sat
4 Dec
£80London North Eastern Railway
£27National Express
£90Loganair
Mon
6 Dec
£162London North Eastern Railway
£27National Express
£49British Airways
Tue
7 Dec
£55London North Eastern Railway
£25National Express
£89British Airways

Travel Information from London to Whitby

distanceDistance206 miles (332 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£39 - £64
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £39 • 8 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £62 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 206 miles (332 km) from London to Whitby. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £39. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from London to Whitby.

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FAQs
What are my London to Whitby travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from London to Whitby. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Whitby?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Whitby, which costs on average £39.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Whitby:

A coach is £24 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Whitby costing on average £62.

A coach is about £26 less than a train, which costs on average £64 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from London to Whitby?

The fastest way from London to Whitby is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options between London and Whitby can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 8 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 54 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from London to Whitby?

The distance from London to Whitby is approximately 206 miles (332 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Whitby?

The average frequency per day from London to Whitby is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from London to Whitby as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from London to Whitby?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Whitby:

  • Most travellers take a coach from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road to Whitby, Windsor Terrace.
  • Most travellers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in Whitby.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Whitby?

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

  • You can go to Whitby from London by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £39 with National Express from London to Whitby on Omio.
  • You can travel to Whitby from London by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £62 with British Airways from London to Whitby.
  • You can travel between London and Whitby by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £64 with London North Eastern Railway from London to Whitby.
Is it possible to travel directly between London and Whitby?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Whitby with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Whitby with.
  • You can find direct flights per day to Whitby with British Airways or Loganair.
  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to take to Whitby with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Whitby tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Whitby from London?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Whitby often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like York, Leeds or Sheffield. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Whitby itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Whitby and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book London to Whitby tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Whitby, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £39 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £62 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £64 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Whitby from London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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