Timetable

Gentleman reading timetable

Important information

The Shields Ferry service will operate a reduced timetable from Monday 23 March as crew members isolate in response to Public Health advice on the Coronavirus.

The ferry will operate a regular timetable from 7:15am to 6:30pm Monday to Saturday until further notice, every 30 minutes - see timetable below during the Coronavirus.

Later evening crossings normally timetabled to operate on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings will be suspended until further notice.  The ferry will also not operate on Sundays.

PLEASE NOTE:  From Friday 3 April only card payments will be accepted on the ferry. 

 

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 - please note information above

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 - please note information above

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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