There are 6 ways to get from MetroCentre (shopping centre) to Whitley Bay by train, bus, taxi 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  •  43 min

  1. Yel

$4 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 11 bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. 11

$3 - $4

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  47 min

  1. 10B / ...
  2. Yel

$4 - $7

Bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. 47 / ...
  2. 308 / ...

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. 13.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  18 min

  1. 13.7 miles

$2 - $5

What companies run services between MetroCentre (shopping centre), England and Whitley Bay, England?

Nexus Metro operates a train from MetroCentre (shopping centre) to Whitley Bay every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from MetroCentre (shopping centre) to Whitley Bay via Metrocentre Interchange, Eldon Square Bus Station, and Haymarket Bus Station in around 1 h 7 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Metrocentre Interchange to Newcastle upon Tyne, Clayton Street (Outside Pound Stretcher)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Metrocentre Interchange to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Metrocentre Interchange to Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn (33m From Railway Inn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
P C L Travel
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Metrocentre, Coach Park (Metrocentre Coach Park) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St Thomas Street (Outside Peacock Hospital Supplies)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from MetroCentre (shopping centre) to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between MetroCentre (shopping centre) and Whitley Bay is 17 km. The road distance is 22 km.

The cheapest way to get from MetroCentre (shopping centre) to Whitley Bay is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 18 min.

The quickest way to get from MetroCentre (shopping centre) to Whitley Bay is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs £35 - £50.

No, there is no direct train from MetroCentre (shopping centre) to Whitley Bay. However, there are services departing from Metrocentre 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 43 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Metrocentre Interchange and arriving at Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn (33m From Railway Inn). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 43 min to get from MetroCentre (shopping centre) to Whitley Bay, including transfers.

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