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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 42 min

$34 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. 685
  2. 600

$26 - $32

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. 103.4 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Saint Bees, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees via Carlisle in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station), Whitehaven, Tangier Street (Shipwrights Arms), and Whitehaven in around 5 h 55 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to St Bees
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Whitehaven, Tangier Street (Shipwrights Arms)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Saint Bees is 138 km. The road distance is 165 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 2 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees is to drive which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £16 - £25.

No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at St Bees via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees, including transfers.