Ticket prices, location and site information for Whitby park and ride.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) update

Unfortunately it has been necessary to postpone the start of the Scarborough park & ride and Whitby park & ride services until further notice. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Available seven days a week, the service will operate from 5 April to 1 November 2020, including bank holidays.

The park and ride offers an affordable alternative to town centre parking and caters for a range of customers from commuters to day trippers. The site includes a modern clean energy efficient building with waiting area and toilets.

The fare paid to travel on the bus also covers parking and use of facilities. Tickets are purchased on the bus from the driver. Dogs can travel on the bus at the discretion of the bus driver. There is no extra charge for dogs.

Finding the park and ride

Located at the A171 / B1460 junction North of Whitby it has 450 free spaces. If using a sat nav, follow the postcode YO21 1TL.

Further information

There are two services offering different routes to Whitby centre. Both operate direct from Whitby Bus Station to the park and ride.

Service P1

Service P1 runs via West Cliff and St Hilda's Terrace to Whitby Bus Station and then to the park and ride. Buses operate every 30 minutes. During the summer school holidays this service operates every 30 minutes from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Service P2

Service P2 runs direct to Whitby Bus Station. Buses operate every 30 minutes.

View Arriva's bus timetable here.

The park and ride is open from 5 April 2020.

  • 5 April and 30 April - 8.15am to 5.44pm
  • 1 May to 17 July - 8am to 6.44pm
  • 18 July to 6 September - 8am to 8.44pm
  • 7 September to 30 September - 8am to 6.44pm
  • 1 October to 1 November - 8.15am to 4.44pm

The car park will be closed and locked 15 minutes after the last bus. There is no facility to reopen the site to recover vehicles left after closure.

Type of fare Price
Basic fare Single £1.70
Return £2.50
Young person
(up to the age of 16 years old)
Single £0.90
Return £1.50
Concessionary fare scheme
(people with a senior or disabled persons bus pass)
Return £1.50
Family ticket
(maximum of two adults and two young people up to the age of 16 years old)
Return £5

Ticket prices are subject to change and you should confirm prices at the park and ride site prior to your journey.

The following restrictions apply:

  • Vehicles may not be parked on the site overnight;
  • Caravans are not permitted.

Motor homes can park at our park and ride sites.

For any other queries or assistance, you can contact the Arriva Customer Service team on 0344 800 4411 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm).

Additional contact details are available on the Arriva North East website.