Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Nexus Metro also services this route every 10 minutes. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. 2 other operators also service this route.
How to get from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay
From Edinburgh train to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) then train to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road). 1 h 58 min £28. From Edinburgh bus to Morpeth, Bus Station (Morpeth Bus Station), line 2 bus to Red Lion, Glebe Road (Health Centre), then line 57 bus to Whitley Bay, Park Avenue - Whitley Road (Outside Post Office). 3 h 34 min £16. From Edinburgh drive to Whitley Bay. 2 h 15 min £23.