There are 7 ways to get from South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre) by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  54 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 Metrocentre, St Michaels Way-House Of Fraser (Outside The House Of Fraser) 97 / ...

$3 - $7

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Train  •  54 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

$3 - $7

Bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) X27 / ...

$3 - $4

Line 11 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Royal Quays, George Stephenson Way (Opposite Lion Walk) to Metrocentre Interchange 11

$3 - $4

Train, line 7 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) to Four Lane Ends (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Four Lane Ends Bus Station) Yel
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Four Lane Ends Interchange (Outside F.l.e. Metro Station) to Metrocentre Interchange (Metrocentre Interchange Opposite Rail Station) 7 / ...

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre) 13.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre) 13.7 miles

$2 - $5

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Royal Quays, George Stephenson Way (Opposite Lion Walk) and arriving at Metrocentre Interchange. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Shields station to MetroCentre (shopping centre). However, there are services departing from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) and arriving at Metrocentre via Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between South Shields and MetroCentre (shopping centre) is 10 miles. The road distance is 13.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre) without a car is to train and bus which takes 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre), including transfers.

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

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South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre) 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 MetroCentre (shopping centre) is to train which takes 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 6 min.

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South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre) bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station).

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South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre) train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro).

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Map of how to get from South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre).
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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between South Shields, England and MetroCentre (shopping centre), England?

Nexus Metro operates a train from South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Go North East operates a bus from South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 43 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
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
Train from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) to Four Lane Ends (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Four Lane Ends Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
42 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 Metrocentre, St Michaels Way-House Of Fraser (Outside The House Of Fraser)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Royal Quays, George Stephenson Way (Opposite Lion Walk) to Metrocentre Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Four Lane Ends Interchange (Outside F.l.e. Metro Station) to Metrocentre Interchange (Metrocentre Interchange Opposite Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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 MetroCentre (shopping centre) is 14 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from South Shields to MetroCentre (shopping centre).

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