There are 8 ways to get from London to North Shields by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

$46 - $69

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Bus National Express  •  7 h 40 min

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

$25 - $35

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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 5 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 7 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 11 min

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

$80 - $248

Train to Bristol, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$111 - $306

Questions & Answers

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 7 h 40 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, St James (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (St James Metro Station / St James Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 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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The best way to get from London to North Shields without a car is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from London to North Shields, including transfers.

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London to North Shields bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to North Shields train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to North Shields is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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London to North Shields bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at North Shields station.

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Map of how to get from London to North Shields.
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  • Distance: 249.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to North Shields
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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London to North Shields train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to North Shields is 281 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to drive from London to North Shields.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 522+ hotels available in North Shields. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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