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

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

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

$16 - $62

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Line 553 bus, bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 553 bus from South Shields, Bents Park (55m West Of Caravan Park) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Percy Street (Outside Connections) 553
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Alnwick, Bus Station (Alnwick Bus Station) X15

$11 - $15

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Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Shields to Alnwick 40.6 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from South Shields to Alnwick 40.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from South Shields to Alnwick is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Shields to Alnwick is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Shields to Alnwick station. However, there are services departing from South Shields, Bents Park (55m West Of Caravan Park) and arriving at Alnwick, Bus Station (Alnwick Bus Station) via Haymarket Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between South Shields and Alnwick is 31 miles. The road distance is 40.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Shields to Alnwick without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £12 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from South Shields to Alnwick, including transfers.

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South Shields to Alnwick bus services, operated by Stagecoach North East, depart from South Shields, Bents Park (55m West Of Caravan Park) station.

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The best way to get from South Shields to Alnwick is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £12 - £50. Alternatively, you can line 553 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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South Shields to Alnwick bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Alnwick, Bus Station (Alnwick Bus Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between South Shields to Alnwick is 41 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from South Shields to Alnwick.

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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from South Shields to Alnwick via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro), Newcastle, Alnmouth, and Alnmouth Station, Curly Lane (Station approach) in around 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Shields to Alnwick via Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Percy Street (Outside Connections) and Haymarket Bus Station in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from South Shields, Bents Park (55m West Of Caravan Park) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Percy Street (Outside Connections)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Alnwick, Bus Station (Alnwick Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from South Shields to Alnwick
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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