There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to South Shields by tram, train, bus, car or plane

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

Tram, train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams) T50
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$31 - $101

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Sunderland National Express

$18 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus via Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Castle Hotel)  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Castle Hotel) 253
  2. Take the bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket Barras Bridge (Outside St Thomas The Matyr's Church) X15

$37 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to South Shields 122.1 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Newcastle

$102 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to South Shields is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to South Shields is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and South Shields is 101 miles. The road distance is 122.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to South Shields, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) via Edinburgh and Sunderland Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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The nearest airport to South Shields is Newcastle (NCL) Airport which is 11.4 miles away. Other nearby airports include Leeds Bradford (LBA) (79 miles), Edinburgh (EDI) (100.7 miles), Manchester (MAN) (118.6 miles) and Liverpool (LPL) (129.1 miles).

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to South Shields.
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  • Distance: 100.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and South Shields, England?

National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to South Shields once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Castle Hotel)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Border Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket Barras Bridge (Outside St Thomas The Matyr's Church)
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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