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There are 4 ways to get from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Chester-le-Street to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station to Sunderland Grn

$5 - $21

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Line 36 bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Chester-le-Street, Front Street to Sunderland, Fawcett Street 36

$3 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland 12.2 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland 12.2 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chester-le-Street, Front Street and arriving at Sunderland, Fawcett Street. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Chester-le-Street and arriving at Sunderland via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Chester-le-Street and Sunderland is 8 miles. The road distance is 12.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs £4 - £17.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland, including transfers.

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Chester-le-Street to Sunderland bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Chester-le-Street, Front Street station.

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Chester-le-Street to Sunderland train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Chester-le-Street station.

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The best way to get from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland is to train which takes 46 min and costs £4 - £17. Alternatively, you can line 36 bus, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland.
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  • Distance: 8.3 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Chester-le-Street, England and Sunderland, England?

You can take a train from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland via Newcastle and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station in around 46 min. Alternatively, Go North East operates a bus from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Chester-le-Street to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Chester-le-Street to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Chester-le-Street, Front Street to Sunderland, Fawcett Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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Chester-le-Street to Sunderland bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Sunderland, Fawcett Street station.

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Chester-le-Street to Sunderland train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Sunderland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester-le-Street to Sunderland is 12 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland.

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