There are 4 ways to get from Peterlee to South Shields by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  46 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, line 20 bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the 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 / ...

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

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

$75 - $90

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Peterlee to South Shields 20.7 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Peterlee station to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Peterlee, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand E) and arriving at South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) via Sunderland Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 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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The best way to get from Peterlee to South Shields without a car is to bus and train which takes 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Peterlee to South Shields, including transfers.

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Peterlee to South Shields bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Peterlee, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand E).

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Peterlee to South Shields bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Peterlee to South Shields is 21 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Peterlee to South Shields.

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There are 486+ hotels available in South Shields. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Peterlee to South Shields.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Peterlee to South Shields via Sunderland Interchange in around 1 h 12 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 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 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 Interchange
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Peterlee to South Shields
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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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