There are 5 ways to get from North Shields to Ashington by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from North Shields, Rudyerd Street (South Of Metro Station) to Ashington College, Fifth Avenue 19

$3 - $5

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Bus, line 1 bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House) to Blyth, Bus station (Post Office) 308 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Blyth, Bus station (Post Office) to Ashington College, Fifth Avenue 1

$6 - $12

Train, bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station) to South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Balmoral Terrace) Yel
  2. Take the bus from Gosforth, Regent Centre Interchange (Opposite Asda Superstore) to Hirst, Moorhouse Lane (Cedar House) X20

$7 - $14

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from North Shields to Ashington 16.9 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from North Shields to Ashington 16.9 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from North Shields to Ashington is to bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from North Shields to Ashington is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from North Shields, Rudyerd Street (South Of Metro Station) station and arriving at Ashington College, Fifth Avenue. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between North Shields and Ashington is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.9 miles.

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The best way to get from North Shields to Ashington without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The bus from North Shields, Rudyerd Street (South Of Metro Station) to Ashington College, Fifth Avenue takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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North Shields to Ashington bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at North Shields, Rudyerd Street (South Of Metro Station).

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North Shields to Ashington bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Ashington College, Fifth Avenue station.

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Yes, the driving distance between North Shields to Ashington is 17 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from North Shields to Ashington.

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There are 565+ hotels available in Ashington. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from North Shields to Ashington.
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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between North Shields, England and Ashington, Northumberland, England?

Go North East operates a bus from North Shields to Ashington hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station) to South Gosforth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Balmoral Terrace)
Ave. Duration
27 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 North Shields, Rudyerd Street (South Of Metro Station) to Ashington College, Fifth Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House) to Blyth, Bus station (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Whitley Bay, Whitley Road-York Road (Outside Roxbrogh House) to Blyth, Bus station (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Blyth, Bus station (Post Office) to Ashington College, Fifth Avenue
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Gosforth, Regent Centre Interchange (Opposite Asda Superstore) to Hirst, Moorhouse Lane (Cedar House)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from North Shields to Ashington
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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