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

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) Grn
  2. 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 - $4

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chichester (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Chichester Metro Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) Yel

$4 - $9

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sunderland to Whitley Bay 16.3 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Whitley Bay 16.3 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Whitley Bay is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunderland to Whitley Bay is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between Sunderland and Whitley Bay is 10 miles. The road distance is 16.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Sunderland to Whitley Bay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunderland station to Whitley Bay station. However, there are services departing from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) and arriving at Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) via Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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

You can take a train from Sunderland to Whitley Bay via Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) in around 57 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
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
$0
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Train from Chichester (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Chichester Metro Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Keith Patterson) to Chichester, Dean Road (Opposite Chichester Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sunderland to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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