South Tyneside is in a prime position for accessing the cities of Newcastle and Sunderland. A fantastic range of transport links are available, including a rail network, Metro system, regular buses and cross-river ferries to North Tyneside
The Metro system is the ideal way to travel between the city and the seaside and has been rated as one of the UK's most efficient modes of transport, serving Tyneside and Sunderland.
Park and Ride is available at North Shields ferry landing and bicycles are permitted on the ferry at no extra charge.
Newcastle's Central Station is on the main East Coast railway line between London and Edinburgh and there are regular services from the Midlands and the West. The station is located in Newcastle city centre and is the regional hub for both long and short distance rail services.
South Shields Transport Interchange is in the centre of South Shields and serves routes to Gateshead, Newcastle and Sunderland. Stagecoach and Go North East bus operators serving the Borough sell discounted return tickets.