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

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Seaham to Heworth
  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

$7 - $13

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Line 60 bus, line 20 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 60 bus from Seaham, New Strangford Road to Sunderland Interchange 60 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Sunderland Interchange to South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) 20 / ...

$3

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Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Seaham to South Shields 16.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Seaham to South Shields 16.4 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Seaham to South Shields is to line 60 bus and line 20 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seaham to South Shields is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seaham to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Seaham, New Strangford Road and arriving at South Shields, Keppel Street (Outside Head Post Office) via Sunderland Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Seaham to South Shields station. However, there are services departing from Seaham and arriving at South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) via Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Seaham and South Shields is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Seaham to South Shields without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs £5 - £10.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Seaham to South Shields, including transfers.

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Seaham to South Shields bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Seaham, New Strangford Road station.

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Seaham to South Shields train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Seaham station.

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The best way to get from Seaham to South Shields is to train which takes 48 min and costs £5 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 60 bus and line 20 bus, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Seaham, Durham, England and South Shields, England?

You can take a train from Seaham to South Shields via Heworth and Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) in around 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seaham to South Shields via Sunderland Interchange in around 1 h 3 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
20 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 Seaham, New Strangford Road to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
26 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
$1
Schedules at
simplygo.com
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Taxi from Seaham to South Shields
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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Seaham 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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Seaham to South Shields train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Seaham to South Shields is 16 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Seaham to South Shields.

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