Edinburgh to Whitby train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Edinburgh to Whitby

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 30 m

Average

4 h 38 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

231 km

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to start from $44 with an average ticket price of $54.

The fastest train from Edinburgh to takes 4h 30m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 38m and covers a distance of 231 km.

2 trains that leave Edinburgh for every day with 2 travelling directly.

Northern Rail
05:30PM4h46
Edinburgh
10:16PMWhitby
$441One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:08AM4h30
Edinburgh
03:38PMWhitby
$641One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Whitby

distanceDistance143 miles (230 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$58 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail (3), CrossCountry or East Coast

Trains from Edinburgh to Whitby cover the 143 miles (230 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 38 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry or East Coast. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $58 (€50), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $44 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Whitby.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and East Coast from Edinburgh to Whitby trains

Buy your official Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and East Coast train tickets from Edinburgh to Whitby from $60 (€52) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains from Edinburgh to Whitby. It operates a wide range of services, from express trains to local services, and offers a variety of ticket types. Express trains are the fastest services, with journey times of up to two hours. Local services are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Northern Rail also offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of refreshments. The most popular routes for Northern Rail are between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

Train information from Edinburgh to Whitby with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 5 h 7 min
  • Cheapest Price: $60

FAQs: Trains from Edinburgh to Whitby

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Whitby can start from as little as $44 (€38) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Whitby is $58 (€50); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh to Whitby train travel time is 4 h 38 min   for the 143 mile (230 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Whitby leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Whitby leaves at 5: 30 PM.
There are 2 trains a day from Edinburgh to Whitby which require at least one change with Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Edinburgh to Whitby train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry or East Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Whitby from Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When arriving in Whitby, you can end your route in train stations like Whitby and Whitby Bus.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Whitby, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Whitby by train is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Whitby from Edinburgh including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Whitby

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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.
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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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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