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

Recommended option

Fly from Dublin  •  4 h 18 min

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

$26 - $137

6 alternative options

Train to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Newcastle (NCL) BFS - NCL

$82 - $193

Car ferry, train  •  11 h 11 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

$135 - $196

Car ferry, train via Chester  •  11 h 37 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

$141 - $242

Car ferry, train via Llandudno Junction  •  11 h 46 min

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

$137 - $216

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 Coach Station, Chorlton St to Sunderland National Express

$30 - $40

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 34 min

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

$93 - $122

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Sunderland is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 13 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Sunderland is to fly which costs 23€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Sunderland is 362 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Dublin to Sunderland, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 702 bus which takes 11 min and costs 8€ - 11€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Sunderland.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 226.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

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

Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Flybe 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Llandudno Junction to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
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
$55 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 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
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
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $45
Bus operators
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
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$40

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