There are 4 ways to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Leeds 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

$25 - $89

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Bus National Express  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Whitley Bay National Express

$12 - $17

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Bus Megabus UK  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street M20 / ...

$23 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Whitley Bay 104 miles

$22 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street station and arriving at Whitley Bay. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Whitley Bay station. However, there are services departing from Leeds 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 2 h.

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The distance between Leeds and Whitley Bay is 86 miles. The road distance is 104 miles.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay, including transfers.

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Leeds to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Leeds to Whitley Bay train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay is to train which takes 2 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 32 min.

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Leeds to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Whitley Bay station.

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

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay.
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  • Distance: 86.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Leeds, England and Whitley Bay, England?

You can take a train from Leeds to Whitley Bay via Newcastle and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) in around 2 h. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Leeds to Whitley Bay twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeds to Whitley Bay is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Leeds to Whitley Bay.

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