There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) Grn

$2 - $16

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Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Opposite Northern Rock Building Society) to Sunderland, Chester Road-University (Outside The University Of Sunderland Building) X24 / ...

$2 - $9

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland 13.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland 13.5 miles

$2 - $5

Walk  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Walk from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland 12.3 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Opposite Northern Rock Building Society) and arriving at Sunderland, Chester Road-University (Outside The University Of Sunderland Building). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) station and arriving at Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland is 10 miles. The road distance is 13.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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The train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland bus services, operated by Stagecoach North East, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Opposite Northern Rock Building Society) station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station).

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland is to train which takes 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland bus services, operated by Stagecoach North East, arrive at Sunderland, Chester Road-University (Outside The University Of Sunderland Building) station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square).

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland.
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  • Distance: 10.4 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Sunderland, England?

Nexus Metro operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach North East operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 32 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) to Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$18 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Opposite Northern Rock Building Society) to Sunderland, Chester Road-University (Outside The University Of Sunderland Building)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Sunderland, St Mary's Boulevard (Opposite Multi Storey Car Park)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland is 14 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland.

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