There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  54 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

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Bus, line 306 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road (Outside Airport) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket Barras Bridge (Outside St Thomas The Matyr's Church) X78 / ...
  2. Take the line 306 bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket St Mary's Place (Outside St Thomas The Martyr's Church) to North Shields, Northumberland Place (Outside Surgery) 306

$8 - $10

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

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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 54 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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The best way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields, including transfers.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields bus services, operated by Stagecoach North East, depart from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road (Outside Airport) station.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Airport, Newcastle Airport (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Newcastle International Airport).

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The best way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields is to train which takes 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 306 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 27 min.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at North Shields, Northumberland Place (Outside Surgery) station.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station).

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Map of how to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields.
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  • Distance: 11.4 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields via Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket Barras Bridge (Outside St Thomas The Matyr's Church) and Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket St Mary's Place (Outside St Thomas The Martyr's Church) in around 1 h 27 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 5 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
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road (Outside Airport) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket Barras Bridge (Outside St Thomas The Matyr's Church)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket St Mary's Place (Outside St Thomas The Martyr's Church) to North Shields, Northumberland Place (Outside Surgery)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields is 18 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to South Shields.

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