There are 3 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to St Bees

$35 - $52

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Bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) 685
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Whitehaven, Tangier Street (Shipwrights Arms) 600

$27 - $36

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Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees 103.4 miles

$22 - $35

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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.

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

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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 33 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Saint Bees is 86 miles. The road distance is 103.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £28 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at St Bees station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees is 103 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Saint Bees.

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  • Distance: 86.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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 33 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 47 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 North West
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
$19
Website
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
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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