There are 5 ways to get from South Shields to Beamish Museum 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, line 28 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) to Gateshead (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Gateshead Bus Interchange/Metro Station) Yel
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Beamish, Station Road (opposite 9 Station Rd) 28 / ...

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 50 bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Chester-le-Street, Front Street 50 / ...

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) to Gateshead (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Gateshead Bus Interchange/Metro Station) Yel
  2. Take the bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to East Stanley, The Hill Top (adj entrance to pub car park) X31

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Shields to Beamish Museum 15.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from South Shields to Beamish Museum 15.6 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Shields to Beamish Museum station. However, there are services departing from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) and arriving at Beamish, Station Road (opposite 9 Station Rd) via Chester-le-Street, South Burns Stand K. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

More details

The distance between South Shields and Beamish Museum is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.6 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from South Shields to Beamish Museum without a car is to train and line 28 bus which takes 1 h 23 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from South Shields to Beamish Museum, including transfers.

More details

South Shields to Beamish Museum bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) station.

More details

South Shields to Beamish Museum bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Chester-le-Street, Front Street station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between South Shields to Beamish Museum is 16 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from South Shields to Beamish Museum.

Get driving directions

There are 633+ hotels available in Beamish Museum. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from South Shields to Beamish Museum.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 12.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between South Shields, England and Beamish Museum, England?

Go North East operates a bus from South Shields to Beamish Museum every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 6 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 Gateshead (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Gateshead Bus Interchange/Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
25 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 Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Beamish, Station Road (opposite 9 Station Rd)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Chester-le-Street, Front Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to East Stanley, The Hill Top (adj entrance to pub car park)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from South Shields to Beamish Museum
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.