From Edinburgh train to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) then train to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station). 1 h 56 min £28. From Edinburgh drive to South Shields. 2 h 21 min £24.
Train from Edinburgh to South Shields
Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from Edinburgh to South Shields every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Nexus Metro also services this route every 10 minutes.