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There are 6 ways to get from Birtley to South Shields by taxi, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Taxi, train  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birtley to Heworth
  2. Take the train from Heworth to South Shields Yel

$28 - $36

Cheapest option

Line 82 bus, line 4 bus, line 27 bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 82 bus from Birtley Lane-Orchard Street to Washington Galleries Bus Station 23 / ...
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Washington Galleries Bus Station to Heworth Interchange 4 / ...
  3. Take the line 27 bus from Heworth Interchange to South Shields, Keppel Street 27 / ...

$4

4 alternative options

Line 82 bus, line 4 bus, train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 82 bus from Birtley Lane-Orchard Street to Washington Galleries Bus Station 23 / ...
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Washington Galleries Bus Station to Heworth Interchange 4 / ...
  3. Take the train from Heworth to South Shields Yel

$5 - $8

Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington Galleries Bus Station to Sunderland, Borough Road 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street to South Shields, Keppel Street E6 / ...

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birtley to South Shields 10.1 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Birtley to South Shields 10.1 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Birtley to South Shields is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birtley to South Shields is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birtley to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Birtley Lane-Orchard Street and arriving at South Shields, Keppel Street via Washington Galleries Bus Station and Heworth Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Birtley and South Shields is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Birtley to South Shields without a car is to taxi and train which takes 28 min and costs £21 - £28.

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It takes approximately 28 min to get from Birtley to South Shields, including transfers.

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Birtley to South Shields bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Birtley Lane-Orchard Street station.

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Birtley to South Shields bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at South Shields, Keppel Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birtley to South Shields is 10 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Birtley to South Shields.

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There are 487+ hotels available in South Shields. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Birtley to South Shields.
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  • Distance: 9.1 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

What companies run services between Birtley, Durham, England and South Shields, England?

You can take a bus from Birtley to South Shields via Washington Galleries Bus Station and Heworth Interchange in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Birtley Lane-Orchard Street to Washington Galleries Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Washington Galleries Bus Station to Heworth Interchange
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Heworth Interchange to South Shields, Keppel Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Washington Galleries Bus Station to Sunderland, Borough Road
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Compass Travel
Phone
01903 690025
Email
office@compass-travel.co.uk
Website
compass-travel.co.uk
Bus from Washington Galleries Bus Station to Sunderland, John Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
compass-travel.co.uk
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street to South Shields, Keppel Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Birtley to Heworth
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$26 - $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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