There are 3 ways to get from Birtley to South Shields by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Birtley, Durham Road-Fire Station (Outside Fire Station) to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gateshead (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Gateshead Bus Interchange/Metro Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) Yel

$4 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

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

$40 - $50

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Birtley to South Shields 10.1 miles

$2 - $4

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

There is no direct connection from Birtley to South Shields. However, you can take the bus to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station), take the walk to Gateshead (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Gateshead Bus Interchange/Metro Station), then take the train to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station). Alternatively, you can take the taxi to South Shields.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Gateshead (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Gateshead Bus Interchange/Metro Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
24 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 Birtley, Durham Road-Fire Station (Outside Fire Station) to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Birtley, Durham Road - Beaconsfield Terrace (Opposite Post Office) to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Birtley to South Shields
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Birtley to South Shields?

The distance between Birtley and South Shields is 15 km. The road distance is 16 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birtley to South Shields?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Birtley to South Shields?

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

How long does it take to get from Birtley to South Shields?

It takes approximately 51 min to get from Birtley to South Shields, including transfers.