All summer river trips depart from South Shields ferry landing see map of the ferry landing here. If you're travelling from North Shields your river trip ticket can also be used for a FREE RETURN trip to/from South Shields.
It only takes about 5 minutes to walk from South Shields Metro station to the ferry landing. Most local buses serve Market Place and Keppel Street.
To find out the best way to reach the ferry using public transport use the Journey Planner below or call our Customer Services team on 0191 20 20 747.
Our new interactive map
Use our new interactive map to see the next bus, Metro, train and Shields Ferry times from every stop and station in Tyne and Wear and to plan your journey. Bus times are Real-Time where available - which means it's the time the bus is expected to actually leave your stop. Simply click on the map below to start using it.