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There are 10 ways to get from Southampton to Whitley Bay by train, bus, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

$72 - $117

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Fly Southampton to Newcastle  •  3h 21m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$57 - $246

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Train CrossCountry  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle

$156 - $248

Train CrossCountry #2  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Newcastle

$157 - $231

Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Whitley Bay National Express

$112 - $136

Drive  •  5h 25m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Whitley Bay 330 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$87 - $264

Train to London City, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newcastle (NCL) LCY - NCL

$106 - $378

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$124 - $375

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Newcastle

$101 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Whitley Bay is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Whitley Bay is to fly which costs £40 - £190 and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Whitley Bay. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Whitley Bay via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Whitley Bay. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Whitley Bay via Birmingham New Street and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Southampton and Whitley Bay is 287 miles. The road distance is 330 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Whitley Bay without a car is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs £55 - £90.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Southampton to Whitley Bay, including transfers.

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Southampton to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Whitley Bay train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Whitley Bay is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs £55 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £85 - £110 and takes 10h 25m, you could also fly, which costs £40 - £190 and takes 3h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Whitley Bay.
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  • Distance: 287.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Whitley Bay, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Whitley Bay via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, Newcastle, and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station in around 5h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Whitley Bay via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 10h 25m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Southampton to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Whitley Bay station.

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Southampton to Whitley Bay train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Whitley Bay is 330 miles. It takes approximately 5h 25m to drive from Southampton to Whitley Bay.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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Book your Southampton to Whitley Bay bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

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There are 566+ hotels available in Whitley Bay. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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