How to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to North Shields

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Recommended option

Train  •  19 min

  1. Yel

$2 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  33 min

  1. 306 / ...

$2 - $9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. 8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  10 min

  1. 8 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 34 min

  1. 8.1 miles

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and North Shields, England?

Nexus Metro operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to North Shields every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, Arriva Northumbria operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to North Shields every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 33 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Manors (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Science Business Park) to North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators
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, Queen Alexandra Road (Outside Osbourne Gardens Junction)
Ave. Duration
33 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 Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Monument (Outside One Stop News Agent) to North Shields, Railway Terrace (Opposite Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to North Shields
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and North Shields is 12 km. The road distance is 13 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to North Shields is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to North Shields is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs £24 - £29.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manors (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Science Business Park) and arriving at North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station). Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket St Mary's Place (Outside St Thomas The Martyr's Church) and arriving at North Shields, Queen Alexandra Road (Outside Osbourne Gardens Junction). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

The train from Manors (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Science Business Park) to North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station) takes 19 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.