There are 9 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland by plane, train, subway, 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 Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$50 - $212

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Sunderland National Express

$34 - $50

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Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$69 - $231

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 39 min

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

$124 - $354

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 45 min

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

$108 - $278

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  6 h 51 min

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

$134 - $336

Train LNER  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Newcastle

$78 - $128

Train Grand Central  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Sunderland

$136 - $218

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland 252 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Sunderland via London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) via Peterborough and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Sunderland is 220 miles. The road distance is 252 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland without a car is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs £55 - £100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs £55 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland.
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  • Distance: 220.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Sunderland, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland via Peterborough, Newcastle, and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) in around 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland via London Golders Green in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
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
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Peterborough to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$60 - $95
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
London Underground (Tube)
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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 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Peterborough to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
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 Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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