There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Sunderland by plane, subway, train, bus, night 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  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$71 - $277

Cheapest option

Tube, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Sunderland

$46 - $217

4 alternative options

Train, line 20 bus  •  5 h 42 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 / ...

$49 - $76

Bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Durham National Express

$89 - $104

Night bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Heathrow Airport London to Sunderland National Express

$95 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Sunderland 279 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Sunderland, England?

British Airways flies from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Sunderland every 4 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Sunderland once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $100 and the journey takes 6 h.

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
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Grand Central
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $130
Train from London Kings Cross to Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $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
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Durham
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Heathrow Airport London to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Sunderland is 387 km. The road distance is 446 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Sunderland is to train and line 20 bus which costs £35 - £60 and takes 5 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Sunderland is to fly which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £50 - £210.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Sunderland. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Sunderland, including transfers.

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