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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

$2 - $5

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Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbria University to Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn 308 / ...

$2 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

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

$35 - $45

Drive  •  11 min

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

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbria University and arriving at Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 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 10 minutes, and operate every day. 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 10 minutes.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbria University station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay train services, operated by Nexus Metro, 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 - £7 and takes 36 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 Metro operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Arriva Northumbria operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 36 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbria University to Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbria University to Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay train services, operated by Nexus Metro, 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 11 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitley Bay.

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