Trains from Scarborough to Whitby

Scarborough to Whitby train information

Scarborough Whitby train map

Train duration 4h40m
Arrival Whitby, England
Departure Scarborough, England
Distance 17 Miles
Lowest train price from £72.50
Average train price £73.00

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Scarborough (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to Whitby (Yorkshire and the Humber England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

How much times does it take?

Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Whitby from Scarborough. The average travel duration between Scarborough to Whitby is 4h40m to travel the 17 miles.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £72.50 one way.

Best prices for Scarborough to Whitby train tickets

from £72.50 MORE 4h40m

Scarborough - Whitby prices calendar

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Scarborough - Whitby: the best time to book cheap trains

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Most of the time, the earlier you book your train, the cheaper it should be but there can be some exceptions. We had a look at the results from the past 6 months in order to identify the best time to get your train tickets Scarborough to Whitby. The results reveal that getting your train from Scarborough to Whitby in advance can be more expensive.

We found seats at £27 when buying your train 1 day in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £55 if you purchase your train 15 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your train is 1 day in advance as it is 51% cheaper than 15 days in advance.

Best prices for Scarborough to Whitby trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Scarborough and Whitby by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Whitby to Scarborough and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Scarborough
Whitby
£72.50 18/06/2024 17:48 2 months ago
Scarborough
Whitby
£72.50 18/06/2024 10:48 2 months ago
Scarborough
Whitby
£72.50 18/06/2024 14:48 2 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Scarborough - Whitby train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your Scarborough Whitby train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Scarborough to Whitby cost on average £72.50 (1). When dividing £88 by £72.50 (£88/£72.50 = 1.21), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Whitby to Scarborough, the railcard will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Scarborough to Whitby train £72.50 £48.33 £24.17 1.22

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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