There are 4 ways to get from Wallsend to South Shields by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Wallsend (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Wallsend Bus Station) to North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station) Yel

$2 - $5

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Line 11 bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Wallsend, High Street East - Laburnum Avenue (Outside The Halifax Building Society) to Royal Quays, George Stephenson Way (Outside Lion Walk) 11

$1 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wallsend to South Shields 7.3 miles

$29 - $35

Walk  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Walk from Wallsend to South Shields 5.5 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wallsend, High Street East - Laburnum Avenue (Outside The Halifax Building Society) and arriving at Royal Quays, George Stephenson Way (Outside Lion Walk). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wallsend (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Wallsend Bus Station) station and arriving at North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station) station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Wallsend and South Shields is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Wallsend to South Shields without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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The train from Wallsend (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Wallsend Bus Station) to North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station) takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Wallsend to South Shields bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Wallsend, High Street East - Laburnum Avenue (Outside The Halifax Building Society) station.

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Wallsend to South Shields train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Wallsend (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Wallsend Bus Station).

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The best way to get from Wallsend to South Shields is to train which takes 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 11 bus, which costs and takes 25 min.

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Wallsend to South Shields bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Royal Quays, George Stephenson Way (Outside Lion Walk) station.

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Wallsend to South Shields train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station).

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Map of how to get from Wallsend to South Shields.
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  • Distance: 4.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Wallsend, England and South Shields, England?

Nexus Metro operates a train from Wallsend to South Shields every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, Go North East operates a bus from Wallsend to South Shields every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Wallsend (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Wallsend Bus Station) to North Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (North Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 Wallsend, High Street East - Laburnum Avenue (Outside The Halifax Building Society) to Royal Quays, George Stephenson Way (Outside Lion Walk)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Wallsend to South Shields
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
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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