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

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 40 min

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

$7 - $11

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Bus Go North East  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station) X27
  2. Take the bus from Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 X10 / ...

$5 - $7

4 alternative options

Line 20 bus, train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 20 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 Middlesbrough

$14 - $20

Bus Arriva North East  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Durham, Bus Station 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Durham, Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11 X12

$14

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Shields to Middlesbrough 36.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from South Shields to Middlesbrough 36.8 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from South Shields to Middlesbrough is to bus which costs £3 - £6 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from South Shields to Middlesbrough is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Shields and arriving at Middlesbrough. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between South Shields and Middlesbrough is 30 miles. The road distance is 36.8 miles.

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The best way to get from South Shields to Middlesbrough without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £5 - £9.

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The bus from South Shields to Middlesbrough takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Shields to Middlesbrough is 37 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from South Shields to Middlesbrough.

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  • Distance: 30.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

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

National Express operates a bus from South Shields to Middlesbrough twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
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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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from South Shields to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from South Shields, Keppel 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, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) to Durham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from South Shields to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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