There are 7 ways to get from Liverpool Street to Sunderland by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Sunderland

$43 - $213

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Sunderland National Express / ...

$31 - $83

5 alternative options

Train, line 20 bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Durham
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Durham, Bus Station to Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) 20 / ...

$45 - $72

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool Street to Sunderland 278.5 miles

$55 - $90

Tube to London Heathrow, fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$98 - $329

Train to Southampton, fly  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$82 - $248

Train to Bristol, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$109 - $311

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Street to Sunderland is to bus which costs £23 - £65 and takes 8 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street to Sunderland is to Tube and fly which costs £75 - £260 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Liverpool Street and Sunderland is 241 miles. The road distance is 278.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Liverpool Street to Sunderland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Street to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Bishopsgate, All Hallows Church and arriving at Sunderland via London Victoria Coach Station and Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 52 min.

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What companies run services between Liverpool Street, England and Sunderland, England?

Grand Central operates a train from Liverpool Street to Sunderland 5 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $210 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min. LNER also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool Street to Sunderland via Bishopsgate, All Hallows Church, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, and Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street in around 8 h 52 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
Grand Central
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from London Kings Cross to Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$75 - $120
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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