There are 6 ways to get from South Shields to Hartlepool by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from South Shields to Hartlepool National Express

$7 - $10

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Line 20 bus, bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Sunderland Interchange 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sunderland Interchange to Hartlepool, Mill House Leisure Centre 23 / ...

$5 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Sunderland, John Street (Opposite Rileys Pool Hall) 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sunderland to Hartlepool

$8 - $18

Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) to Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) Yel
  2. Take the train from Heworth to Hartlepool

$11 - $18

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Shields to Hartlepool 29.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from South Shields to Hartlepool 29.9 miles

$6 - $10

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Shields and arriving at Hartlepool. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Shields station to Hartlepool. However, there are services departing from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) and arriving at Hartlepool via Heworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between South Shields and Hartlepool is 23 miles. The road distance is 29.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Shields to Hartlepool without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 5 min and costs .

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The bus from South Shields to Hartlepool takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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South Shields to Hartlepool bus services, operated by National Express, depart from South Shields station.

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South Shields to Hartlepool train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station).

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The best way to get from South Shields to Hartlepool is to bus which takes 1 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 36 min.

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South Shields to Hartlepool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hartlepool station.

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South Shields to Hartlepool train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Hartlepool station.

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Map of how to get from South Shields to Hartlepool.
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  • Distance: 23.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

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

National Express operates a bus from South Shields to Hartlepool once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Shields to Hartlepool via Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) and Heworth in around 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sunderland to Hartlepool
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Heworth to Hartlepool
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Sunderland to Hartlepool
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $14
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 Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from South Shields to Hartlepool
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Sunderland, John Street (Opposite Rileys Pool Hall)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to Hartlepool, Victoria Road - Grand Hotel (Hartlepool Mail Offices)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Police Station) to Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Keith Patterson)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to Hartlepool, Mill House Leisure Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from South Shields to Hartlepool
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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Yes, the driving distance between South Shields to Hartlepool is 30 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from South Shields to Hartlepool.

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