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Getting here

Located in the North East of England, South Tyneside is well connected by air, rail and road. Once you've arrived, you can get around easily thanks to the excellent travel infrastructure.

Travelling by road

The A194 links to the A1(M) motorway providing easy access from the South.

The A19 via the Tyne Tunnel provides a convenient route from the A1 North.

Travelling by air or sea

We are close to the domestic and international airports of Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley.

The North Shields International Ferry Terminal is the North of England's main sea link with Scandinavia and Northern Europe.

Travelling by rail

Regular daily services operate to Newcastle from London and other major UK cities.

Sunderland also has a daily service to London.

Using local public transport

The Metro system serves all parts of Tyneside as well as Newcastle Airport and Sunderland. The Metro system has been rated as one of the UK's most efficient modes of transport and is the ideal way to travel between the city and the seaside.

Excellent bus services and the cross-river ferries complete South Tyneside's superb communications. For all local public transport enquiries visit Nexus

Where to park in South Tyneside

For information on parking in South Tyneside visit South Tyneside Council: Parking