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There are 5 ways to get from Preston to University of Sunderland, University by train, night bus, bus or car

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Train via Carlisle

  1. Take the train from Preston to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

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Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Preston, Lancashire to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Sunderland

Train

  1. Take the train from Preston to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Thornaby
  3. Take the train from Thornaby to Sunderland

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Preston Coach Station to Leeds Bus Station
  2. Take the night bus from Leeds Bus Station to Sunderland Park Lane Interchange

Drive

  1. Drive from Preston to University of Sunderland, University

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The cost-effective way to get from Preston to University of Sunderland, University is to night bus and bus, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to University of Sunderland, University is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Preston to University of Sunderland, University. However, there are services departing from Preston, Lancashire and arriving at Sunderland via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Preston to University of Sunderland, University. However, there are services departing from Preston and arriving at Sunderland via Carlisle and Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Preston and University of Sunderland, University is 95 miles. The road distance is 122.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to University of Sunderland, University without a car is to train via Carlisle which takes 4h and costs £40 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Preston to University of Sunderland, University, including transfers.

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Preston to University of Sunderland, University bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Preston, Lancashire station.

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Preston to University of Sunderland, University train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Preston station.

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Preston to University of Sunderland, University bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sunderland station.

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Map of how to get from Preston to University of Sunderland, University.
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  • Distance: 95.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Preston, England and University of Sunderland, University, England?

You can take a train from Preston to University of Sunderland, University via Carlisle, Newcastle, and Sunderland in around 4h.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£13 - £19
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Train from Leeds to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Preston to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Thornaby to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
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
Night bus from Preston, Lancashire to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Preston Coach Station to Leeds Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£15 - £25
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Leeds Bus Station to Sunderland Park Lane Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £15
Website
Megabus UK

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Preston to University of Sunderland, University train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to University of Sunderland, University is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Preston to University of Sunderland, University.

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