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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Whitby

Showing times and prices for May 25

Cheapest

$34

Average

$34

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Edinburgh to Whitby will cost around $ 34 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 34.

Northern Rail
10:00AMEdinburgh4h38 02:38PMWhitby
0 changes
$341One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Whitby

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Northern Rail
10:00AMEdinburgh4h38 02:38PMWhitby
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Wed
May 25
$34Northern Rail
Fri
May 27
$42Northern Rail
Sat
May 28
$44London North Eastern Railway
Sun
May 29
$41Northern Rail
Mon
May 30
$38Northern Rail
Tue
May 31
$23Northern Rail

Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Whitby

Showing times and prices for May 25

Fastest Journey

4 h 38 m

Average

4 h 38 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

231 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Edinburgh for Whitby every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 231 km distance in an average of 4 h 38 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 38 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 38 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Northern Rail
10:00AMEdinburgh4h38 02:38PMWhitby
0 changes
$341One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Whitby

distanceDistance143 miles (230 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or Northern Rail

Trains from Edinburgh to Whitby cover the 143 miles (230 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 56 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $23 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $51 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Whitby.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Whitby trains

CrossCountry trains will get you between Edinburgh and Whitby from $23 (€20). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

CrossCountry tickets from Edinburgh to Whitby are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with CrossCountry to Whitby from Edinburgh all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 143 miles (230 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Edinburgh to Whitby routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Edinburgh 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!

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your CrossCountry train ticket between Edinburgh and Whitby:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Whitby.
    FAQs

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Edinburgh to Whitby?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Edinburgh to Whitby trains for as little as $23 (€20)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket between Edinburgh and Whitby?

    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Whitby train to cost on average $51 (€45)  one way.

    What is the distance to Whitby from Edinburgh by train?

    The Edinburgh to Whitby train distance is approximately 143 miles (230 km).

    What is the Edinburgh to Whitby train travel time?

    On average the Edinburgh to Whitby train time is 4 h 56 min  covering the 143 miles (230 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What train station in Edinburgh goes to Whitby? What train station do I come into Whitby from Edinburgh?

    Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Whitby   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the train station in Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Whitby?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city center of Edinburgh.

    The most popular arrival train station, Whitby, is located 0.2 miles (332 m) away from the city center of Whitby.

    What train providers go from Edinburgh to Whitby?

    Take the Edinburgh to Whitby train with London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Edinburgh to Whitby as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many train services per day are there to Whitby from Edinburgh?

    On average, there are 2 trains a day from Edinburgh to Whitby. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    When does the first train depart from Edinburgh to Whitby? When does the last train depart from Edinburgh to Whitby?

    The earliest train for this route departs from Edinburgh at 5: 56 AM. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 4: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Edinburgh to Whitby and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Edinburgh to Whitby for the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Edinburgh and Whitby within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $51 (€45) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Whitby a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Edinburgh
    Whitby
    The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey between Edinburgh and Whitby.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
    Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
    Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
    Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express