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There are 4 ways to get from Sheffield to Sunderland by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station to Sunderland Grn / ...

$67 - $101

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Bus, night bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Sunderland National Express

$18 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Sunderland Interchange M35

$25 - $38

Drive  •  2h 5m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Sunderland 123.5 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Sunderland is to bus and night bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Sunderland is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Centre, WK1 and arriving at Sunderland Interchange via Meadowhall Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Sunderland via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Sunderland is 106 miles. The road distance is 123.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Sunderland without a car is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Sheffield to Sunderland, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Sunderland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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Sheffield to Sunderland train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Sunderland is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £30 and takes 3h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Sunderland.
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  • Distance: 105.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and Sunderland, England?

You can take a train from Sheffield to Sunderland via Newcastle and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station in around 2h 26m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Sheffield to Sunderland once a week. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Megabus UK
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.

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+44 08717 818178
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nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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National Express
Night bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express

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Sheffield to Sunderland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sunderland station.

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Sheffield to Sunderland train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Sunderland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Sunderland is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Sheffield to Sunderland.

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