There are 7 ways to get from London to North Shields by train, bus, night train, 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

Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

$46 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to North Shields National Express

$25 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street M20

$37 - $68

Night train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Newcastle

$41 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from London to North Shields 281 miles

$60 - $90

Fly from London Heathrow, train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (St Nicholas Church) to North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station)

$97 - $327

Train to Southampton, fly  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$80 - $248

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to North Shields is to bus which costs £19 - £24 and takes 8 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to North Shields is to fly and train which costs £70 - £260 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between London and North Shields is 250 miles. The road distance is 281 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from London to North Shields, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at North Shields. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to North Shields station. However, there are services departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station) via Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and North Shields, England?

LNER operates a train from London to North Shields hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from London to North Shields twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$195
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $55
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (St Nicholas Church) to North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators

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