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

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station to South Shields Yel

$16 - $56

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darlington to South Shields 38.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Darlington to South Shields 38.2 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to South Shields is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to South Shields is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Darlington to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at South Shields via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Darlington and South Shields is 33 miles. The road distance is 38.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to South Shields without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £12 - £45.

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

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Darlington to South Shields train services, operated by LNER, depart from Darlington station.

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Darlington to South Shields train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at South Shields station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to South Shields is 38 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Darlington 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 Darlington to South Shields.
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  • Distance: 33.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Darlington to South Shields via Newcastle and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station in around 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Other operators
Taxi from Darlington to South Shields
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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