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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) Yel

$2 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbria University (Outside The Civic Centre) to Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn (33m From 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

Questions & Answers

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 takes 11 min and costs £28 - £35.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Whitley Bay is 13 km. The road distance is 15 km.

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The train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) takes 27 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbria University (Outside The Civic Centre) and arriving at Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn (33m From Railway Inn). Services depart three times a day, 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 (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) and arriving at Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road). Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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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 5 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
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbria University (Outside The Civic Centre) to Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn (33m From 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 (Outside The Civic Centre) to Monkseaton, Hillheads Road-Railway Inn (33m From Railway Inn)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.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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