There are 8 ways to get from Belfast to Sunderland by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Newcastle (NCL) BFS - NCL

$41 - $134

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Fly Belfast City to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHD - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$65 - $272

Fly Belfast City to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) BHD - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Newcastle

$86 - $270

Car ferry, bus, train via Edinburgh  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$98 - $183

Car ferry, bus, train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 923
  3. Take the train from Auchinleck to Newcastle

$100 - $118

Car ferry, train  •  11 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Kilmarnock
  3. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Newcastle

$107 - $134

Car ferry, bus, train #2  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr Railway Station Sl
  3. Take the train from Auchinleck to Carlisle
  4. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station 685

$96 - $114

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Sunderland

$74 - $94

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Sunderland is to fly which costs £30 - £110 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Sunderland is to fly which costs £30 - £110 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Sunderland is 183 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Sunderland without a car is to car ferry and bus and train which takes 9 h 1 min and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Belfast to Sunderland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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easyJet offers flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 499+ hotels available in Sunderland. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is to line 300 shuttle which takes 30 min and costs £5 - £8.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Sunderland.
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  • Distance: 183.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Sunderland, England?

easyJet flies from Belfast to Sunderland 3 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Auchinleck to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Train from Stranraer to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
Train from Kilmarnock to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Auchinleck to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $29
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$170

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