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

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from South Shields to Heworth Yel
  2. Take the train from Heworth to Seaham

$7 - $12

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Bus, line 238 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from South Shields, Keppel Street to Sunderland, Fawcett Street E1 / ...
  2. Take the line 238 bus from Sunderland Interchange to Dene House Rd - station 238

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from South Shields, Keppel Street to Sunderland, Fawcett Street E1 / ...

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Shields to Seaham 16.3 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from South Shields to Seaham 16.3 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from South Shields to Seaham is to bus and line 238 bus which costs £1 - £2 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Shields to Seaham is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Shields to Seaham station. However, there are services departing from South Shields, Keppel Street and arriving at Dene House Rd - station via Sunderland Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Shields to Seaham. However, there are services departing from South Shields and arriving at Seaham via Heworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between South Shields and Seaham is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Shields to Seaham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £5 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from South Shields to Seaham, including transfers.

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South Shields to Seaham bus services, operated by Stagecoach North East, depart from South Shields, Keppel Street station.

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

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The best way to get from South Shields to Seaham is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £5 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from South Shields to Seaham.
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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between South Shields, England and Seaham, Durham, England?

You can take a train from South Shields to Seaham via Heworth in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach North East operates a bus from South Shields to Seaham every 5 minutes, and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to Dene House Rd - station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
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Taxi from South Shields to Seaham
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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 Seaham bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Dene House Rd - station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Shields to Seaham is 16 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from South Shields to Seaham.

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There are 545+ hotels available in Seaham. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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