There are 6 ways to get from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bishop Auckland to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) Yel

$20 - $67

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Bus, train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand K) to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) X21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gateshead (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Gateshead Bus Interchange/Metro Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) Yel

$6 - $14

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Bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand K) to Eldon Square Bus Station X21
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House) 308 / ...

$6 - $9

Line 6 bus, line 20 bus, train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Bishop Auckland, Cockton Hill Club (Outside Hartford House Cockton Hill Rd) to Durham, Bus Station 6
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Durham, Bus Station to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) Yel

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay 36.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay 36.5 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bishop Auckland station to Whitley Bay. However, there are services departing from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand K) and arriving at Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House) via Haymarket Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay station. However, there are services departing from Bishop Auckland and arriving at Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) via Darlington and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Bishop Auckland and Whitley Bay is 28 miles. The road distance is 36.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay without a car is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £14 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay, including transfers.

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Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand K).

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Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Bishop Auckland station.

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The best way to get from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £14 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay.
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  • Distance: 28.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

What companies run services between Bishop Auckland, England and Whitley Bay, England?

You can take a train from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay via Darlington, Newcastle, and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) in around 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay via Eldon Square Bus Station and Haymarket Bus Station in around 2 h 14 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Train from Gateshead (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Gateshead Bus Interchange/Metro Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Train from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand K) to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand K) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand A) to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bishop Auckland, Cockton Hill Club (Outside Hartford House Cockton Hill Rd) to Durham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House) station.

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Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road).

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Yes, the driving distance between Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay is 37 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay.

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