There are 7 ways to get from London to Whitley Bay by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

$46 - $69

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Bus National Express  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Whitley Bay National Express

$26 - $35

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Bus Megabus UK  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street M20

$37 - $69

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from London to Whitley Bay 283.3 miles

$60 - $90

Fly from London Heathrow, train  •  3 h

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (St Nicholas Church) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road)

$97 - $327

Train to Southampton, fly  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$80 - $248

Train to Bristol, fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$111 - $306

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Whitley Bay. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Whitley Bay station. However, there are services departing from London Kings Cross 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 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between London and Whitley Bay is 252 miles. The road distance is 283.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Whitley Bay without a car is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from London to Whitley Bay, including transfers.

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London to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Whitley Bay train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Whitley Bay is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Whitley Bay.
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  • Distance: 251.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

LNER operates a train from London to Whitley Bay hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from London to Whitley Bay twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (St Nicholas Church) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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London to Whitley Bay train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Whitley Bay is 283 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from London to Whitley Bay.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 518+ hotels available in Whitley Bay. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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