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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 52 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

$48 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds to Whitley Bay National Express

$13 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Whitley Bay 104 miles

$22 - $35

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 52 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leeds to Whitley Bay once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 20 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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Leeds to Whitley Bay?

The distance between Leeds and Whitley Bay is 138 km. The road distance is 166 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay?

The quickest way to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay is to drive which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £15 - £23.

Is there a direct train between Leeds and Whitley Bay?

No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Whitley Bay. 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 52 min.

Is there a direct bus between Leeds and Whitley Bay?

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

How long does it take to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay?

It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Leeds to Whitley Bay, including transfers.