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There are 5 ways to get from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station to Gateshead Interchange B66
  2. Take the train from Gateshead to Whitley Bay Yel

$2 - $5

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Train  •  1 h 47 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 to Whitley Bay Yel

$20 - $66

Bus, line 1 bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station to Gateshead Interchange B66
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Gateshead Interchange to Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-Percy Road 1 / ...

$2 - $4

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 and line 1 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 2 h 43 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 and arriving at Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-Percy Road via Gateshead Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay. However, there are services departing from Bishop Auckland and arriving at Whitley Bay via Darlington and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 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 bus and train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £1 - £4.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay, including transfers.

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Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd, arrive at Bishop Auckland, Bus Station.

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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 47 min and costs £15 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 1 bus, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 2 h 43 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 46 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 in around 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay via Gateshead Interchange in around 2 h 43 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Gateshead to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
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
Bus operators
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station to Gateshead Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange to Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-Percy Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
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 Go North East, arrive at Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-Percy Road station.

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Bishop Auckland to Whitley Bay train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Whitley Bay station.

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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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There are 536+ hotels available in Whitley Bay. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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