There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) Grn

$2 - $16

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Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Opposite Northern Rock Building Society) to Sunderland, Chester Road-University (Outside The University Of Sunderland Building) X24 / ...

$2 - $9

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland 13.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland 13.5 miles

$2 - $5

Walk  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Walk from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland 12.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs £35 - £50.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland is 17 km. The road distance is 22 km.

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The train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Opposite Northern Rock Building Society) and arriving at Sunderland, Chester Road-University (Outside The University Of Sunderland Building). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) and arriving at Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Sunderland, England?

Nexus Metro operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 30 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach North East operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 32 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Virgin Trains East Coast
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Newcastle to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Bus operators
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Opposite Northern Rock Building Society) to Sunderland, Chester Road-University (Outside The University Of Sunderland Building)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Sunderland, St Mary's Boulevard (Opposite Multi Storey Car Park)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk

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