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

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Whitehaven

$34 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 54 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, Duke Street (nos 39 to 40) 600

$24 - $29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitehaven 98.3 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitehaven is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitehaven is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Whitehaven is 84 miles. The road distance is 98.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitehaven, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne station to Whitehaven. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) and arriving at Whitehaven, Duke Street (nos 39 to 40) via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitehaven. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Whitehaven via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitehaven via Carlisle in around 3 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitehaven via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) in around 4 h 54 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 Whitehaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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 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, Duke Street (nos 39 to 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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