There are 4 ways to get from Redcar to South Shields by train, bus, 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

Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Redcar Central to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) Yel

$25 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Redcar, High Street East (Old Bus Station) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 64 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 to Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station) X10 / ...

$12 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Redcar to South Shields 45.7 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Redcar to South Shields 45.7 miles

$9 - $15

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

You can take a train from Redcar to South Shields via Darlington, Newcastle, and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) in around 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Redcar to South Shields via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11, Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18, Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station), and Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) in around 2 h 11 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $22
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Redcar, High Street East (Old Bus Station) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 to Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Redcar to South Shields
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Redcar to South Shields?

The distance between Redcar and South Shields is 49 km. The road distance is 73 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Redcar to South Shields?

The cheapest way to get from Redcar to South Shields is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Redcar to South Shields?

The quickest way to get from Redcar to South Shields is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs £120 - £150.

Is there a direct train between Redcar and South Shields?

No, there is no direct train from Redcar to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Redcar Central and arriving at South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) via Darlington and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

How long does it take to get from Redcar to South Shields?

It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Redcar to South Shields, including transfers.