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Buses from Liverpool to Whitby

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Liverpool - Whitby Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Liverpool to Whitby. Traveling by bus from Liverpool to Whitby usually takes around 7 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest National Express bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 53 minutes.

Distance122 mi (196 km)
Shortest duration6h 53m
Cheapest price$35.30
Most frequent serviceNational Express
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What bus companies travel from Liverpool to Whitby?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Liverpool to Whitby. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express47h 35m$39.62
  • National Express

    National Express

    Book National Express from Liverpool to Whitby from $35. There are 4 National Express schedules from Liverpool to Whitby and you can expect on average to pay for a National Express ticket to Whitby. In Liverpool, National Express departs to Whitby from University of Liverpool and 2 other stations. In Whitby, National Express arrives at Station Square and no other station.

    An average trip on National Express from Liverpool to Whitby takes 7 hours and 35 minutes , while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Whitby in 6 hours and 53 minutes .

    On weekends, National Express offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Whitby.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Liverpool to Whitby during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Liverpool to Whitby?

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 196 kilometers from Liverpool to Whitby. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 53 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Liverpool?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00am. To see the times for all buses from Liverpool to Whitby, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Whitby are there per day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Liverpool to Whitby every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information


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Although Liverpool is only England's 10th largest city, its fame ballooned as the birthplace of the world's biggest rock band: The Beatles. Visiting Liverpool would not be complete without a trip to the iconic Beatles Statue, located near the port, followed by a visit to The Beatles Story museum, where visitors can immerse themselves in the band's rise to fame.

To explore some of Liverpool's older history, the Merseyside Maritime Museum provides fascinating exhibits on the city's great port-town past, including exhibitions on the Titanic as well as the Battle of the Atlantic. Football fanatics should check out the world-famous Anfield Stadium, where regular tours help visitors revel in the history and glory of this iconic football club.

Traveling to Liverpool is easy thanks to several rail providers, which facilitate travel around the Liverpool City Region and beyond. Liverpool also has two significant bus terminals for access via coach and an international airport for those traveling from further afield.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Liverpool?

Main departure station: University of Liverpool

Buses to Whitby leave from 3 stations in Liverpool.

All bus stations in Liverpool:

  • University of Liverpool

  • Edge Lane

  • Edge Lane

Where does the bus arrive in Whitby?

Main arrival station: Station Square

All buses from Liverpool arrive at one main station in Whitby.

Bus stations in Whitby:

  • Station Square

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