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

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Line 20 bus, line 60 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from South Shields, East Street (Opposite St Hilda's Church) to Sunderland Interchange 20 / ...
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Sunderland Interchange to Seaham, New Strangford Road 60 / ...

$3 - $4

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) to Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) Yel
  2. Take the train from Heworth to Seaham

$7 - $12

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from South Shields, Anderson Street-Library (Outside Library And Roof Car Park) to Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Keith Patterson) E1

$7 - $9

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Shields to Seaham is to line 20 bus and line 60 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 3 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. However, there are services departing from South Shields, East Street (Opposite St Hilda's Church) and arriving at Seaham, New Strangford Road via Sunderland Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Shields station to Seaham. However, there are services departing from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) and arriving at Seaham via Heworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 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 line 20 bus and line 60 bus which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £2 - £3.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from South Shields to Seaham, including transfers.

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South Shields to Seaham bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from South Shields, East Street (Opposite St Hilda's Church) station.

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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 3 min

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

You can take a bus from South Shields to Seaham via Sunderland Interchange in around 1 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Shields to Seaham via Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station) and Heworth in around 1 h 19 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 Heworth (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Heworth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
19 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 South Shields, East Street (Opposite St Hilda's Church) to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to Seaham, New Strangford Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from South Shields, Anderson Street-Library (Outside Library And Roof Car Park) to Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Keith Patterson)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
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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