Timetable

Gentleman reading timetable

Apologies to passengers

The Shields Ferry service is currently suspended, until further notice, due to urgent repairs on North Shields landing. A half hourly replacement bus is operating between the two landings via the Tyne Tunnel - details of the bus replacement service is attached below.

Please refer to our live update for the latest information.

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The ferry service operates a regular 30 minute frequency from both sides of the river.  The crossing time between North and South Shields takes about seven minutes.  A frequency guide for the ferry is below, or the full timetable is in the Downloads section at the bottom of the page.

South Shields to North Shields

DaysFirst crossingsThen these times every hourUntil last crossings
Monday to Wednesday06:45, 07:1515, 4519:15, 19:45
Thursday to Saturday06:45, 07:1515, 4522:15, 22:40
Sunday10:1515, 4517:15, 17:45

North Shields to South Shields

DaysFirst crossingsThen these times every hourUntil last crossings
Monday to Wednesday07:00, 07:3000, 3020:00
Thursday to Saturday07:00, 07:3000, 3022:00, 22:30, 22:50
Sunday10:3000, 3018:00

Downloads

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