There are 5 ways to get from Billingham to South Shields by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Billingham to Heworth
  2. Take the train from Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) Yel

$15 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus, line 27 bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Billingham Green (Church Road) to Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station) X10 / ...
  2. Take the line 27 bus from Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) 27

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Billingham Green (Church Road) to Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station) X10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) Yel

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Billingham to South Shields 33.8 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Billingham to South Shields 33.8 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Billingham, England and South Shields, England?

You can take a train from Billingham to South Shields via Heworth and Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) in around 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Billingham to South Shields via Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station) in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
19 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 Billingham Green (Church Road) to Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Billingham to South Shields
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Billingham and South Shields is 46 km. The road distance is 54 km.

The cheapest way to get from Billingham to South Shields is to bus and line 27 bus which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Billingham to South Shields is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs £90 - £110.

No, there is no direct train from Billingham to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Billingham and arriving at South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) via Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Billingham to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Billingham Green (Church Road) and arriving at South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) via Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Billingham to South Shields, including transfers.