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There are 6 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Newcastle  •  3h 33m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

£30 - £169

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Bus via Birmingham  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

£25 - £34

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Fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

£43 - £366

Train  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newcastle

£140 - £343

Bus  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Meadowhall Interchange/A1 M35
  2. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange/A1 to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street M12 / ...

£29 - £47

Drive  •  5h 13m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay 310.5 miles

£45 - £70

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Whitley Bay is around 7h 35m and covers a distance of around 327 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 24m. Operated by First, CrossCountry and Nexus Rail, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Whitley Bay. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 35m
Fastest journey time:
6h 24m
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
£140
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:50
Last service departs at:
15:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay bus, train and walk schedules

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Whitley Bay
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay is to bus via Birmingham which costs £25 - £35 and takes 12h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay is to fly which costs £30 - £170 and takes 3h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Whitley Bay, Park Avenue -York Road via Cabot Circus, Meadowhall Interchange/A1 and Haymarket Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 18m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Whitley Bay is 259 miles. The road distance is 310.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay without a car is to train which takes 8h 3m and costs £140 - £350.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Cabot Circus station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay is to fly which takes 3h 33m and costs £30 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £140 - £350 and takes 8h 3m, you could also bus, which costs £29 - £50 and takes 11h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay.
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  • Distance: 259.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 33m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Whitley Bay, England?

easyJet flies from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay twice daily. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newcastle every 2 hours. Tickets cost £130 - £330 and the journey takes 4h 57m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£130 - £160
Anytime Day 1st Class
£230 - £330
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cabot Circus to Meadowhall Interchange/A1
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Meadowhall Interchange/A1 to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay is 311 miles. It takes approximately 5h 13m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Whitley Bay.

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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