There are 9 ways to get from Southampton to Whitley Bay by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Southampton to Newcastle  •  3 h 6 min

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

$57 - $246

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Bus Megabus UK  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street M20

$49 - $87

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Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 46 min

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

$89 - $266

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 47 min

  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 - $376

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 20 min

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

$106 - $361

Train LNER  •  5 h 25 min

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

$72 - $117

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 20 min

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

$157 - $248

Bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Whitley Bay National Express

$113 - $136

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Whitley Bay 330 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 5 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min 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 City Centre, Coach Station.

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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 fly which takes 3 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 25 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 10 h 25 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Whitley Bay.
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  • Distance: 287.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

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

Flybe flies from Southampton to Whitley Bay 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Whitley Bay via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Leicester Square Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, Newcastle, and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) in around 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
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
1 h 21 min
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
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
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
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $120
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 City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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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 5 h 25 min to drive from Southampton to Whitley Bay.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 518+ hotels available in Whitley Bay. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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