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There are 7 ways to get from Sunderland to North Shields by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 9 bus, line 5 bus  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street to Jarrow Bus Station 9
  2. Take the line 5 bus from Jarrow Bus Station to North Shields, Rudyerd Street 5

$3 - $4

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Train  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to North Shields Yel

$2 - $5

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Train via Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Grn / ...
  2. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument to North Shields Yel

$2 - $4

Bus, train  •  1h 53m

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

$2 - $5

Taxi  •  18m

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

$50 - $65

Drive  •  18m

  1. Drive from Sunderland to North Shields 14 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  18m

  1. Take an Uber from Sunderland to North Shields 14 miles

$27 - $40

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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 1h 4m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunderland to North Shields. However, there are services departing from Sunderland, Fawcett Street and arriving at North Shields, Rudyerd Street via Jarrow Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sunderland and arriving at North Shields. Services depart once daily, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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

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The best way to get from Sunderland to North Shields without a car is to line 9 bus and line 5 bus which takes 1h 4m and costs £2 - £3.

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It takes approximately 1h 4m to get from Sunderland to North Shields, including transfers.

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Sunderland to North Shields bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Sunderland, Fawcett Street station.

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Sunderland to North Shields train services, operated by Nexus Metro, depart from Sunderland station.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to North Shields is to line 9 bus and line 5 bus which takes 1h 4m and costs £2 - £3. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £1 - £4 and takes 1h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Sunderland to North Shields.
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  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 4m

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

You can take a bus from Sunderland to North Shields via Jarrow Bus Station in around 1h 4m. Alternatively, Nexus Metro operates a train from Sunderland to North Shields once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 1h 5m.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Sunderland to North Shields
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Train from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument to North Shields
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Train from South Shields to North Shields
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 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 to Jarrow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Jarrow Bus Station to North Shields, Rudyerd Street
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street to South Shields, Keppel Street
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
Stagecoach North East
Other operators
Uber North East, UK
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sunderland to North Shields
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$27 - $40
UberX
$27 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
Exec
$30 - $50
Taxi from Sunderland to North Shields
Ave. Duration
18m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com

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Sunderland to North Shields bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at North Shields, Rudyerd Street station.

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Sunderland to North Shields train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at North Shields station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunderland to North Shields is 14 miles. It takes approximately 18m to drive from Sunderland to North Shields.

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There are 573+ hotels available in North Shields. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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