There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Airport, Newcastle Airport (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Newcastle International Airport) to South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Balmoral Terrace) Grn
  2. Take the train from South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Balmoral Terrace) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) Yel

$6 - $9

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Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport, Newcastle Airport Terminal to North Shields, Bedford Street (Outside Littlewoods Store) 42A

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields 17.6 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields 17.6 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from Newcastle Airport to South Shields 17.6 miles

$70 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) and South Shields is 11 miles. The road distance is 17.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Airport, Newcastle Airport Terminal and arriving at North Shields, Bedford Street (Outside Littlewoods Store). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle Airport (NCL) station to South Shields station. However, there are services departing from Airport, Newcastle Airport (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Newcastle International Airport) and arriving at South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) via South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Balmoral Terrace). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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What companies run services between Newcastle Airport (NCL), England and South Shields, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields via South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Balmoral Terrace) in around 55 min. Alternatively, Go North East operates a bus from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Airport, Newcastle Airport (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Newcastle International Airport) to South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Balmoral Terrace)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Train from South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Balmoral Terrace) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Airport, Newcastle Airport Terminal to North Shields, Bedford Street (Outside Littlewoods Store)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Newcastle Airport to South Shields
Estimated price
$70 - $100

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