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Barnsley to Whitby by train

  • First train
    07:06
  • Last train
    23:50
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 6m
  • Distance
    118 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Barnsley to Whitby by train

Fast trains from Barnsley to Whitby take around 4 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 118 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barnsley and Whitby.

1. Are there direct trains from Barnsley to Whitby?

Journeys between Barnsley and Whitby usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Barnsley to Whitby every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 11 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Barnsley to Whitby?

The Barnsley to Whitby train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Barnsley to Whitby train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Whitby is usually scheduled to depart Barnsley around 07:06 and the last train is around 23:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barnsley around 07:06, and the last at 23:12.

When to book Barnsley to Whitby train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barnsley to Whitby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barnsley and Whitby?

More than one train company operates on the route from Barnsley to Whitby, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.