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

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Wallsend (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Wallsend Bus Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) Yel

$2 - $5

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Line 1 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Wallsend, High Street East - Laburnum Avenue (Outside The Halifax Building Society) to Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House) 1 / ...

$2 - $3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wallsend to Whitley Bay 6.2 miles

$25 - $31

Drive  •  8 min

  1. Drive from Wallsend to Whitley Bay 6.2 miles

$1 - $2

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wallsend, High Street East - Laburnum Avenue (Outside The Halifax Building Society) and arriving at Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wallsend (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Wallsend Bus Station) station and arriving at Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Wallsend and Whitley Bay is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Wallsend to Whitley Bay without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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The train from Wallsend (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Wallsend Bus Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road) takes 17 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Wallsend to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Wallsend, High Street East - Laburnum Avenue (Outside The Halifax Building Society) station.

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Wallsend to Whitley Bay train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Wallsend (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Wallsend Bus Station).

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The best way to get from Wallsend to Whitley Bay is to train which takes 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 1 bus, which costs and takes 52 min.

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Wallsend to Whitley Bay bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House) station.

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Wallsend to Whitley Bay train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road).

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Map of how to get from Wallsend to Whitley Bay.
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  • Distance: 4.8 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

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

Nexus Metro operates a train from Wallsend to Whitley Bay every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, Go North East operates a bus from Wallsend to Whitley Bay every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Wallsend (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Wallsend Bus Station) to Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Whitley Road)
Ave. Duration
17 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 Wallsend, High Street East - Laburnum Avenue (Outside The Halifax Building Society) to Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Wallsend to Whitley Bay
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31
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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Yes, the driving distance between Wallsend to Whitley Bay is 6 miles. It takes approximately 8 min to drive from Wallsend to Whitley Bay.

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