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There are 10 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland by plane, train, bus, shuttle or car

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Fly London Luton to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

£42 - £273

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Bus  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Middlesbrough National Express

£18 - £25

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Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

£36 - £160

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

£53 - £362

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Durham, train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Durham (MME) LHR - MME
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle

£40 - £396

Shuttle, train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  6h 47m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Luton Airport to London Finchley Road Station
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

£99 - £243

Train  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Sunderland

£113 - £189

Train, line 20 bus  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Stevenage to Durham
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Durham, Bus Station stand B to Sunderland, Fawcett Street 20

£35 - £249

Train via York  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Luton to York
  2. Take the train from York to Middlesbrough
  3. Take the train from Middlesbrough to Sunderland

£121 - £188

Drive  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland 249.3 miles

£35 - £55

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The most affordable way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland is to bus, which costs £17 - £25 and takes 9h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at Sunderland Interchange via London Golders Green, Middlesbrough and Dalton Park, Shopping Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 49m.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Sunderland is 214 miles. The road distance is 249.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland without a car is to train which takes 5h 39m and costs £110 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland, including transfers.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Golders Green station.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland is to train which takes 5h 39m and costs £110 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £25 and takes 9h 49m.

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The quickest flight from London Luton Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Middlesbrough station.

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Map of how to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland.
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  • Distance: 214.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between London Luton Airport (LTN), England and Sunderland, England?

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland via Luton Station Interchange, Luton, London St Pancras International LL, and London Kings Cross in around 5h 39m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Golders Green to Middlesbrough twice daily. Tickets cost £10 - £13 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
Train from Stevenage to Durham
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £240
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£160 - £240
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
Train from York to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £30
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Middlesbrough to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£16 - £23
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £24
Train from Luton to York
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£85 - £130
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £65
Off-Peak Single
£75 - £110
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£85 - £130
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from London Golders Green to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Shuttle from London Luton Airport to London Finchley Road Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11
Schedules at
terravision.eu

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland is 249 miles. It takes approximately 4h 6m to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland.

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There are 663+ hotels available in Sunderland. Prices start at £75 per night.

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