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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 5 min

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

$7 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 20 bus, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from South Shields, East Street (Opposite St Hilda's Church) to Sunderland Interchange 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sunderland Interchange to Hartlepool, Victoria Road - Avenue Road (Opp Yates's) 23 / ...

$5 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from South Shields, Fowler 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 35 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 - $19

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Shields to Hartlepool is to line 20 bus and bus which costs £4 - £9 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Shields to Hartlepool is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 34 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 bus from South Shields to Hartlepool takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Shields and arriving at Hartlepool. Services depart once a week, 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 35 min.

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

National Express operates a bus from South Shields to Hartlepool once a week. 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 35 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
22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
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 5 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 South Shields, Fowler Street (Opposite Post Office) to Sunderland, John Street (Opposite Rileys Pool Hall)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from South Shields, East Street (Opposite St Hilda's Church) to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to Hartlepool, Victoria Road - Avenue Road (Yates's)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from South Shields, Anderson Street-Library (Outside Library And Roof Car Park) to Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Keith Patterson)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 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, Victoria Road - Avenue Road (Opp Yates's)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
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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