Timetable

Gentleman reading timetable

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

Ferry link with service 333 

This is a shuttle bus which operates Monday to Saturday, providing a direct link between North Shields ferry landing and North Shields Metro station. It also provides a connection to North Shields Town Centre, Fish Quay and Tynemouth.  A new summer timetable will be introduced for 2021 running between 30 May-30 August, which will also operate on Sundays and Bank Holidays.  Find out more here.

Downloads

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