There are 6 ways to get from Middlesbrough to South Shields by bus, train, 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

Bus, line 20 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlesbrough to Sunderland National Express
  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 / ...

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlesbrough to South Shields National Express

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Train, line 20 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Middlesbrough 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 / ...

$14 - $21

Bus, line 50 bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 19 to Chester-le-Street, Black Horse X12
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Chester-le-Street, West Lane to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) 50

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Middlesbrough to South Shields 37.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Middlesbrough to South Shields 37.2 miles

$8 - $12

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

You can take a bus from Middlesbrough to South Shields via Sunderland and Sunderland, Vine Place (Opposite The Borough Public House) in around 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Middlesbrough to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Middlesbrough to South Shields
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Chester-le-Street, West Lane to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 19 to Chester-le-Street, Black Horse
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Middlesbrough to South Shields
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Middlesbrough and South Shields is 49 km. The road distance is 60 km.

The cheapest way to get from Middlesbrough to South Shields is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Middlesbrough to South Shields is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs £100 - £120.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Middlesbrough and arriving at South Shields. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Middlesbrough to South Shields, including transfers.