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There are 5 ways to get from Shildon to Sunderland by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the train from Shildon to Thornaby
  2. Take the train from Thornaby to Sunderland

$17 - $26

4 alternative options

Train, line 3 bus, bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from Shildon to Darlington
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Darlington, Waverley Terrace to Darlington, Tubwell Row 3 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Darlington to Sunderland

Taxi  •  36m

  1. Take a taxi from Shildon to Sunderland 25.9 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  36m

  1. Drive from Shildon to Sunderland 25.9 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  36m

  1. Take an Uber from Shildon to Sunderland 25.9 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Shildon to Sunderland is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Shildon to Sunderland is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shildon to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Shildon and arriving at Sunderland via Thornaby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Shildon and Sunderland is 22 miles. The road distance is 25.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Shildon to Sunderland without a car is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs £13 - £20.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Shildon to Sunderland, including transfers.

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Shildon to Sunderland train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Shildon station.

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Shildon to Sunderland train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Sunderland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shildon to Sunderland is 26 miles. It takes approximately 36m to drive from Shildon to Sunderland.

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  • Distance: 21.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

What companies run services between Shildon, Durham, England and Sunderland, England?

You can take a train from Shildon to Sunderland via Thornaby in around 2h 17m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Shildon to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Thornaby to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Shildon to Darlington
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Darlington, Waverley Terrace to Darlington, Tubwell Row
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.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 Darlington to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber North East, UK
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Shildon to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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Assist
$45 - $65
UberX
$45 - $65
UberXL
$55 - $80
Exec
$60 - $85
Taxi from Shildon to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
36m
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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