How to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland

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Recommended option

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 44 min

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

$52 - $223

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 777
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Leeds
  3. Take the bus from Leeds to Sunderland

$40 - $78

7 alternative options

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 29 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

$72 - $242

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 38 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 44 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

$107 - $275

Train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

$76 - $115

Train, line 20 bus  •  5 h 20 min

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

$79 - $123

Bus, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Hartlepool

$138 - $228

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

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

$50 - $80

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 Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, and Newcastle in around 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Milton Keynes Coachway, and Leeds in around 9 h 20 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
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
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 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
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
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Peterborough to Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
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
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $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
$41
Business
$39
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$39
Business
$37
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Hartlepool
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$50 - $70
Anytime Single
$50 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
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
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Sunderland is 353 km. The road distance is 403 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland is to bus which costs £29 - £60 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport, Coach Station and arriving at Sunderland via Milton Keynes Coachway and Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sunderland, including transfers.