There are 9 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland by plane, train, 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 London Luton to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 46 min

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

$70 - $241

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Leeds National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leeds to Sunderland National Express

$30 - $40

7 alternative options

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 11 min

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

$77 - $296

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 53 min

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

$97 - $302

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$129 - $364

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  5 h 6 min

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

$52 - $135

Train, line 20 bus  •  5 h 25 min

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

$56 - $161

Train via Nottingham  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Thornaby
  4. Take the train from Thornaby to Sunderland

$91 - $184

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

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

$50 - $80

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 London St Pancras International LL, London Kings Cross, and Newcastle in around 5 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Milton Keynes Coachway, and Leeds in around 7 h 44 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
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
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Doncaster to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$40 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Stevenage to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Doncaster to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $60
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Train from Nottingham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Stevenage to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Super Off-Peak Single
$65 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $100
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Thornaby to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Sunderland is 343 km. The road distance is 399 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 7 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland is to drive which takes 4 h 4 min and costs £40 - £60.

No, there is no direct train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at Sunderland via London Kings Cross and Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Airport Bus Station and arriving at Sunderland via Milton Keynes Coachway and Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Sunderland, including transfers.