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There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument to Whitley Bay Yel

£1 - £4

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Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn 309 / ...

£1 - £3

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay 9.5 miles

£20 - £25

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay 9.5 miles

£1 - £3

Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay by train

The train journey time between Newcastle upon Tyne and Whitley Bay is around 27 min and covers a distance of around 10 miles. The fastest train normally takes 27 min. Operated by Nexus Rail, the Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay train service departs from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument and arrives in Whitley Bay. Typically 52 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
27 min
Fastest train time:
27 min
Train distance:
10 miles
Trains per week:
52
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:01
Last train departs at:
23:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay train schedules

Newcastle upon Tyne → Whitley Bay
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The most affordable way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay is to drive, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay is to taxi which costs £20 - £25 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Haymarket Bus Station station and arriving at Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument and arriving at Whitley Bay. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Whitley Bay is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs £1 - £4.

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The train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument to Whitley Bay takes 27 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Haymarket Bus Station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay train services, operated by Nexus Rail, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay is to train which takes 27 min and costs £1 - £4. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay.
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  • Distance: 8.1 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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

Nexus Rail operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument to Whitley Bay every 4 hours. Tickets cost £1 - £4 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Go North East operates a bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn twice daily. Tickets cost £1 - £3 and the journey takes 35 min. Arriva North East also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Nexus Rail
Phone
0191 20 20 747
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£1 - £4
Website
Nexus Rail
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Arriva North East
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Smart Cabs
Phone
+44 191 486 2005
Website
smart-cabs.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk
Newcastle Taxis
Phone
+44 191 232 3232
Website
newcastle-taxis.com
Fenham Taxis
Phone
+44 191 272 2722
ABC Taxis
Phone
+44 191 232 3636
Website
abctaxisnewcastle.co.uk

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay train services, operated by Nexus Rail, arrive at Whitley Bay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay is 10 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay.

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