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

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Train  •  1 h 51 min

  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

$45 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 20 min

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

$12 - $17

2 alternative options

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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The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay, including transfers.

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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 twice 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 1 h 51 min.

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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 1 h 51 min. 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 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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

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