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

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Train, line 20 bus  •  2 h 40 min

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

$64 - $94

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Bus, line 20 bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Durham National Express
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Durham, Bus Station to Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) 20 / ...

$16 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 57 min

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

$25 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Sunderland 123.5 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

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

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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 and line 20 bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Sheffield to Sunderland, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Sunderland bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Meadowhall Interchange station.

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Sheffield to Sunderland bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Sunderland Interchange station.

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

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There are 501+ hotels available in Sunderland. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Sunderland.
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  • Distance: 105.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

Megabus UK operates a bus from Sheffield to Sunderland once a week. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
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 3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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