There are 4 ways to get from Consett to South Shields by bus, train, 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

Bus, train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Consett, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand D) to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) X70 / ...
  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

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus, line 27 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Consett, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand D) to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) X70 / ...
  2. Take the line 27 bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) 27

$4 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Consett to South Shields 25 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Consett to South Shields 25 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Consett to South Shields is to bus and line 27 bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Consett to South Shields is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 31 min.

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The distance between Consett and South Shields is 19 miles. The road distance is 25 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Consett to South Shields, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Consett station to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Consett, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand D) and arriving at South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) via Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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

You can take a bus from Consett to South Shields via Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) in around 2 h 2 min.

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 Consett, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand D) to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Consett to South Shields
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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