There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Sunderland by plane, bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Dublin  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Newcastle (NCL) DUB - NCL

$27 - $139

6 alternative options

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Newcastle (NCL) BFS - NCL

$67 - $172

Car ferry, train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Newton-le-Willows
  3. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Durham

$149 - $209

Car ferry, train via Chester  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  3. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Newcastle

$160 - $267

Car ferry, train via Prestatyn  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Prestatyn
  3. Take the train from Prestatyn to Newton-le-Willows
  4. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Durham

$150 - $239

Bus and ferry, bus  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Sunderland National Express

$34 - $44

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Sunderland

$96 - $125

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Sunderland, England?

Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly from Dublin to Sunderland 3 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Holyhead to Prestatyn
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Prestatyn to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Train from Holyhead to Prestatyn
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$40 - $45
car
$122
Passenger
$43

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dublin to Sunderland?

The distance between Dublin and Sunderland is 362 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dublin to Sunderland?

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Sunderland is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 13 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dublin to Sunderland?

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Sunderland is to fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs 22€ - 120€.

Is there a direct bus between Dublin and Sunderland?

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Sunderland via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Dublin to Sunderland?

It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Dublin to Sunderland, including transfers.