There are 4 ways to get from South Shields to Stanley by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 553 bus, bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 553 bus from South Shields, Bents Park (55m West Of Caravan Park) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Percy Street (Outside Connections) 553
  2. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Stanley, Bus Station X30 / ...

$7 - $8

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station) to Gateshead (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Gateshead Bus Interchange/Metro Station) Yel
  2. Take the bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Stanley, Bus Station X31

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Shields to Stanley 17.8 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from South Shields to Stanley 17.8 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from South Shields to Stanley is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Shields to Stanley is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Shields to Stanley station. However, there are services departing from South Shields, Bents Park (55m West Of Caravan Park) and arriving at Stanley, Bus Station via Eldon Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between South Shields and Stanley is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.8 miles.

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The best way to get from South Shields to Stanley without a car is to line 553 bus and bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £5 - £7.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from South Shields to Stanley, including transfers.

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South Shields to Stanley bus services, operated by Stagecoach North East, depart from South Shields, Bents Park (55m West Of Caravan Park) station.

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South Shields to Stanley bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Stanley, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from South Shields to Stanley.
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  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

You can take a bus from South Shields to Stanley via Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Percy Street (Outside Connections) and Eldon Square Bus Station in around 1 h 20 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 Gateshead (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Gateshead Bus Interchange/Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from South Shields, Bents Park (55m West Of Caravan Park) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Percy Street (Outside Connections)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Stanley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Stanley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from South Shields to Stanley
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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