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There are 5 ways to get from South Shields to Redcar by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from South Shields to Middlesbrough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Redcar, Moore Street X4 / ...

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from South Shields to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station Yel
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Redcar Central

$21 - $71

3 alternative options

Bus via Sunderland  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from South Shields, Keppel Street to Sunderland, Fawcett Street E1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sunderland to Middlesbrough M12 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Redcar, Moore Street X4 / ...

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Shields to Redcar 45.5 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from South Shields to Redcar 45.5 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from South Shields to Redcar is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Shields to Redcar is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Shields to Redcar. However, there are services departing from South Shields and arriving at Redcar, Moore Street via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Shields to Redcar. However, there are services departing from South Shields and arriving at Redcar Central via Newcastle and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between South Shields and Redcar is 30 miles. The road distance is 45.5 miles.

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The best way to get from South Shields to Redcar without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from South Shields to Redcar, including transfers.

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

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South Shields to Redcar train services, operated by Nexus Metro, depart from South Shields station.

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The best way to get from South Shields to Redcar is to bus which takes 1 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £16 - £55 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from South Shields to Redcar.
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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from South Shields to Redcar via Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Shields to Redcar via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station, Newcastle, and Darlington in around 2 h 11 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Redcar Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.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 Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sunderland to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Redcar, Moore Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from South Shields, Keppel Street to Sunderland, Fawcett Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
Stagecoach North East
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from South Shields to Redcar
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
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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South Shields to Redcar bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Redcar, Moore Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Shields to Redcar is 45 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from South Shields to Redcar.

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