There are 6 ways to get from Sunderland to North Shields by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) Grn
  2. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station) Yel

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 9 bus, line 5 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) to Jarrow Bus Station 9
  2. Take the line 5 bus from Jarrow Bus Station to North Shields, Rudyerd Street (South Of Metro Station) 5

$3 - $4

Train, line 306 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Newcastle Haymarket Metro Station) Grn
  2. Take the line 306 bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket St Mary's Place (Outside St Thomas The Martyr's Church) to North Shields, Preston Road-Hospital (North Of The Adult Training Centre) 306

$4 - $8

Bus, train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Keith Patterson) to Chichester, Dean Road (Opposite Chichester Metro Station) E2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chichester (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Chichester Metro Station) to North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station) Yel

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sunderland to North Shields 14 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to North Shields 14 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to North Shields is to line 9 bus and line 5 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunderland to North Shields is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 18 min.

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The distance between Sunderland and North Shields is 8 miles. The road distance is 14 miles.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Sunderland to North Shields, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunderland to North Shields station. However, there are services departing from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) and arriving at North Shields, Rudyerd Street (South Of Metro Station) via Jarrow Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunderland station to North Shields station. However, there are services departing from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) and arriving at North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station) via Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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What companies run services between Sunderland, England and North Shields, England?

You can take a train from Sunderland to North Shields via Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) in around 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sunderland to North Shields via Jarrow Bus Station in around 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Train from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Newcastle Haymarket Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Train from Chichester (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Chichester Metro Station) to North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 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 Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) to Jarrow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Jarrow Bus Station to North Shields, Rudyerd Street (South Of Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket St Mary's Place (Outside St Thomas The Martyr's Church) to North Shields, Preston Road-Hospital (North Of The Adult Training Centre)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Keith Patterson) to Chichester, Dean Road (Opposite Chichester Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sunderland to North Shields
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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