COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in United Kingdom. Learn More.
Duration 6h 53m
Distance 286 miles
Average price £155
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Liverpool Street Station and South Shields takes 6h 53m and the fastest train takes 3h 39m. The train service runs several times per day from Liverpool Street Station to South Shields. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Newcastle

  1. London Kings Cross
  2. South Shields
4h 49m
£38 - £286

Liverpool Street Station to South Shields train times

Trains run twice daily between Liverpool Street Station and South Shields. The earliest departure is at 14:43 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Liverpool Street Station is at 21:43 which arrives into South Shields at 05:37. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Liverpool Street Station to South Shields? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United Kingdom. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United Kingdom.

Learn More.

No, there is no direct train from Liverpool Street Station station to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Street station and arriving at South Shields via London Kings Cross and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

More details

The distance between Liverpool Street Station and South Shields is 248 miles. The road distance is 286 miles.

Get driving directions

Liverpool Street Station to South Shields train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

More details

Liverpool Street Station to South Shields train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

More details

There are 637+ hotels available in South Shields. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

What companies run services between Liverpool Street Station and South Shields?

LNER operates a train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle hourly. Tickets cost £35 - £280 and the journey takes 2h 51m.
Train operators
LNER
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £280
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £280
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£120 - £180
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£190 - £280

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps