There are 5 ways to get from Peterlee to South Shields by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Peterlee, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand A) to Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station) X9 / ...
  2. Take the train from Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) Yel

$5 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Peterlee, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand D) to Sunderland, Burdon Road (Opposite Museum And Gallery) X7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) 20 / ...

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Line 22 bus, line 20 bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Peterlee, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand E) to Sunderland Interchange 22 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Sunderland Interchange to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) 20 / ...

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Peterlee to South Shields 20.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Peterlee to South Shields 20.7 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Peterlee to South Shields is to bus which costs £3 - £6 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Peterlee to South Shields is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 23 min.

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The distance between Peterlee and South Shields is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Peterlee to South Shields, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Peterlee station to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Peterlee, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand D) and arriving at South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) via Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Peterlee, England and South Shields, England?

You can take a bus from Peterlee to South Shields via Sunderland, Burdon Road (Opposite Museum And Gallery) and Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) in around 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
19 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 Peterlee, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand A) to Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Peterlee, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand D) to Sunderland, Burdon Road (Opposite Museum And Gallery)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Keith Patterson) to South Shields, Anderson Street-Ocean Road (Opposite The Denmark Centre)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Peterlee, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand E) to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Peterlee to South Shields
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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