There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. 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

$26 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$17 - $22

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay 123.4 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay is to train which costs £20 - £75 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Whitley Bay is 94 miles. The road distance is 123.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House) via Newcastle upon Tyne, Westmorland Rd-Discovery Msm (Outside Blandford House Science Museum) and Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket St Mary's Place (Outside St Thomas The Martyr's Church). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay.
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  • Distance: 93.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Whitley Bay, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay via Newcastle and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) in around 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Whitley Bay 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
National Express

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