How to Reach Whitby - The Easiest Way to Reach Whitby


  • By Air : The closest International Airport to Whitby is Durham Tees International Airport which is situated at a distance of 52.5 kilometers. The closest Domestic Airport is Troutdale Airport which is 57.1 kilometers away.
  • By Road : There are various ways to get into Whitby. From East Yorkshire and Scarborough, you'll enter the A171 coast road from the south-east. From the North East and Teeside, you have a choice between the slower coastal A174 or the main A171. To get to Whitby by car from York and most other areas, take the A64 to Malton then proceed to A169 through Pickering and over the Moors.
  • By Train : North York Moors offer services to and fro Whitby and the North York Moors, serving Grosmont, Goathland, Newtondale, Levisham, and Pickering.
  • By Bus : There are various coaches and buses operating from different towns to Whitby namely the X5 and 93.


  • Whitby's hilly terrain is actually quite easy to walk on. The best way to get around the city is on foot.
  • Car parking is a big problem most of the times, hence driving is not advised.

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How to Reach Whitby from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Beverley to Whitby 74.3 km 1 hour 14 mins
Stockton-on-tees to Whitby 80.07 km 1 hour 20 mins
Hull to Whitby 87.87 km 1 hour 27 mins
Scunthorpe to Whitby 100.7 km 1 hour 40 mins
Darlington to Whitby 104.48 km 1 hour 44 mins
Leeds to Whitby 128.91 km 2 hours 8 mins
Leyburn to Whitby 136.52 km 2 hours 16 mins
Sheffield to Whitby 155.38 km 2 hours 35 mins
Stockport to Whitby 209.12 km 3 hours 29 mins
Bury to Whitby 211.9 km 3 hours 31 mins