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

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Bus, train  •  1 h 17 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

3 alternative options

Line 45 bus, line 553 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 45 bus from Consett, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand E) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Clayton St (Opposite Central Station) 45 / ...
  2. Take the line 553 bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station Bewick Street (Opposite St Mary's Cathedral) to Chichester Road (Outside Chichester Place) 553

$8 - $9

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

No, there is no direct bus from Consett station to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Consett, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand E) and arriving at Chichester Road (Outside Chichester Place) via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station Bewick Street (Opposite St Mary's Cathedral). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 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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The best way to get from Consett to South Shields without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Consett to South Shields, including transfers.

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Consett to South Shields bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Consett, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand E).

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Consett to South Shields bus services, operated by Stagecoach North East, arrive at Chichester Road (Outside Chichester Place) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Consett to South Shields is 25 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Consett to South Shields.

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There are 486+ hotels available in South Shields. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Consett to South Shields.
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  • Distance: 18.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

You can take a bus from Consett to South Shields via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Clayton St (Opposite Central Station) and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station Bewick Street (Opposite St Mary's Cathedral) in around 1 h 26 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 10 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 Consett, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand E) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Clayton St (Opposite Central Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station Bewick Street (Opposite St Mary's Cathedral) to Chichester Road (Outside Chichester Place)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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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