There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields by bus, train, taxi, car or foot

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Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Market Street (Opposite The Police Station And Courts) to Meadow Well, Wallsend Road-Elsdon Terrace (Opposite Meadow Well School) 1 / ...

$2 - $9

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) Yel

$2 - $5

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields 10.3 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields 10.3 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Walk from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields 9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields is to bus which costs £1 - £7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £30 - £40.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields is 12 km. The road distance is 16 km.

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The bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Market Street (Opposite The Police Station And Courts) to Meadow Well, Wallsend Road-Elsdon Terrace (Opposite Meadow Well School) takes 36 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Market Street (Opposite The Police Station And Courts) and arriving at Meadow Well, Wallsend Road-Elsdon Terrace (Opposite Meadow Well School). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) and arriving at South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station). Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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

Go North East operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 36 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Nexus Metro operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Market Street (Opposite The Police Station And Courts) to Meadow Well, Wallsend Road-Elsdon Terrace (Opposite Meadow Well School)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.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
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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