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

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station to South Shields Yel

$2 - $5

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Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to North Shields, Northumberland Place 306 / ...

$2 - $9

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Taxi  •  15 min

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

$35 - $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

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Haymarket Bus Station station and arriving at North Shields, Northumberland Place. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station station and arriving at South Shields. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields is 7 miles. The road distance is 10.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs £1 - £4.

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The train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station to South Shields takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Haymarket Bus Station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields is to train which takes 27 min and costs £1 - £4. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £7 and takes 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields.
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  • Distance: 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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

Nexus Metro operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Arriva Northumbria operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 38 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to North Shields, Northumberland Place
Ave. Duration
38 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, Monument Market Street to Meadow Well, Wallsend Road-Elsdon Terrace
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street to Horsley Hill Square
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach North East
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to North Shields
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$35 - $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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Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at North Shields, Northumberland Place station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at South Shields station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields is 10 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields.

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