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

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Train  •  2 h 9 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
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Redcar Central

$23 - $71

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Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station) to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 X10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Redcar, Claxton Hotel (Old Bus Station) X4 / ...

$12 - $15

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Bus via Durham, Bus Station  •  3 h 25 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

$19

Taxi  •  51 min

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

$160 - $200

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 station. However, there are services departing from South Shields, Keppel Street (Opposite Post Office) and arriving at Redcar, Claxton Hotel (Old Bus Station) via Durham, Bus Station and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Shields station to Redcar. However, there are services departing from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) and arriving at Redcar Central via Newcastle and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 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 train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs £17 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from South Shields to Redcar, including transfers.

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

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South Shields to Redcar 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 Redcar is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs £17 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £12 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from South Shields to Redcar via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro), Newcastle, and Darlington in around 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Shields to Redcar via Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station), Heworth Interchange (Heworth Interchange/metro Station), Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18, and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 2 h 25 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 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
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
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
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
$5 - $6
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 Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Redcar, Claxton Hotel (Old Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
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 Redcar
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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 Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11.

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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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