Northern Rail train

Wearside and Tyneside are linked by fast Northern Rail trains, giving access to the heart of Sunderland and Newcastle city centres.

Every hour on the half hour, until mid-evening, trains leave both cities, calling at Heworth Interchange, also providing access to Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, the MetroCentre and Hexham. Rail services between Sunderland and Newcastle are funded by Nexus. 

Visit http://www.northernrail.org/ for timetable details.

Travel tools

myJourney is an interactive map that shows you the next bus and Metro times from every stop and station in Tyne and Wear, by searching on a map. It also includes Shields Ferry crossings times.

Enter a bus stop code, address or postcode

Our interactive myJourney map gives you detailed information at every stage of your journey. Launch the myJourney map >

Plan a journey using bus, Metro, local rail or the Shields Ferry. Simply enter a postcode, town, village, suburb, place of interest, bus stop or Metro station.

Click here to plan your journey.