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There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  30m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument to Sunderland Grn / ...

$2 - $16

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Bus  •  38m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street to Sunderland, University Of Sunderland X24 / ...

$2 - $9

Taxi  •  17m

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

$50 - $60

Drive  •  17m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland 13.5 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  17m

  1. Take an Uber from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland 13.5 miles

$26 - $40

Walk  •  3h 56m

  1. Walk from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland 12.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland is to bus which costs £2 - £7 and takes 38m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street and arriving at Sunderland, University Of Sunderland. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument and arriving at Sunderland. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland is 10 miles. The road distance is 13.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland without a car is to train which takes 30m and costs £1 - £12.

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The train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument to Sunderland takes 30m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland bus services, operated by Stagecoach North East, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland train services, operated by Nexus Metro, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland is to train which takes 30m and costs £1 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £7 and takes 38m.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland.
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  • Distance: 10.4 miles
  • Duration: 30m

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

Nexus Metro operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 30m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach North East operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 38m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street to Sunderland, University Of Sunderland
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach North East
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange to Sunderland, St Mary's Boulevard
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber North East, UK
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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Assist
$26 - $40
UberX
$26 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
Exec
$30 - $45
Taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
17m
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland bus services, operated by Stagecoach North East, arrive at Sunderland, University Of Sunderland station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Sunderland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland is 14 miles. It takes approximately 17m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland.

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