There are 5 ways to get from Hartlepool to South Shields by train, bus, 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

Train, line 20 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Hartlepool to Sunderland
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) 20 / ...

$9 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus, line 20 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartlepool, Avenue Road (Opp Yates's) to Sunderland Interchange 23 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Sunderland, Vine Place (Opposite The Borough Public House) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) 20 / ...

$6 - $12

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Hartlepool to Heworth
  2. Take the train from Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) Yel

$12 - $20

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hartlepool to South Shields 30 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Hartlepool to South Shields 30 miles

$6 - $10

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

You can take a train from Hartlepool to South Shields via Heworth and Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) in around 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hartlepool to South Shields via Sunderland Interchange and Sunderland, Vine Place (Opposite The Borough Public House) in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hartlepool to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hartlepool to Heworth
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Hartlepool to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $15
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
19 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 Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Hartlepool, Avenue Road (Opp Yates's) to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland, Vine Place (Opposite The Borough Public House) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hartlepool, Avenue Road (Opp Yates's) to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Hartlepool to South Shields
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Want to know more about US trains?, Best ways to travel around Australia and Italian Lakes: Getting around by train - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hartlepool to South Shields?

The distance between Hartlepool and South Shields is 37 km. The road distance is 48 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hartlepool to South Shields?

The cheapest way to get from Hartlepool to South Shields is to bus and line 20 bus which costs £4 - £9 and takes 1 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hartlepool to South Shields?

The quickest way to get from Hartlepool to South Shields is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs £80 - £100.

Is there a direct train between Hartlepool and South Shields?

No, there is no direct train from Hartlepool to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Hartlepool and arriving at South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) via Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

Is there a direct bus between Hartlepool and South Shields?

No, there is no direct bus from Hartlepool to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Hartlepool, Avenue Road (Opp Yates's) and arriving at South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) via Sunderland, Vine Place (Opposite The Borough Public House). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Hartlepool to South Shields?

It takes approximately 57 min to get from Hartlepool to South Shields, including transfers.