Trains from York to Whitby

York to Whitby train information

York Whitby train map

Train duration 4h08m
Arrival Whitby, England
Departure York, England
Distance 42 Miles
Train operators TransPennine Express, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £20.10
Average train price £31.00

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between York in England to Whitby in England are operated by TransPennine Express, Cross Country.

On average, the journey takes approximately 4h08m by train covering a distance of 42 miles to get to Whitby from York. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.

Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 180 days is £20.10. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for York to Whitby train tickets

from £20.10 MORE 2h56m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £12.50 MORE 2h17m

York - Whitby prices calendar

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

York - Whitby: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets York to Whitby tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 7 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £14 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £16 for your trip. Thus, you will save 11% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 7 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for York to Whitby trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
York
Whitby
£20.10 10/07/2022 15:41 TransPennine Express 24 days ago
York
Whitby
£20.10 10/07/2022 09:37 TransPennine Express 24 days ago
York
Whitby
£20.10 10/07/2022 12:39 TransPennine Express 24 days ago
York
Whitby
£20.10 19/09/2022 12:39 TransPennine Express 10 days ago
York
Whitby
£20.10 19/09/2022 16:39 TransPennine Express 10 days ago
York
Whitby
£20.10 27/07/2022 16:39 TransPennine Express 3 months ago
York
Whitby
£20.10 27/07/2022 12:39 TransPennine Express 3 months ago
York
Whitby
£42.00 19/09/2022 08:39 TransPennine Express 10 days ago
York
Whitby
£42.00 19/09/2022 08:44 Cross Country 10 days ago
York
Whitby
£42.00 19/09/2022 16:45 Cross Country 10 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

York Whitby train

Discount York - Whitby train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your York Whitby train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

    For instance, train tickets from York to Whitby cost on average £30.21 (1). When dividing £88 by £30.21 (£88/£30.21 = 2.91), you can see that after only 3 one way trips from Whitby to York, the card will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £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
York to Whitby train £30.21 £20.14 £10.07 2.92

(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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