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

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Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Shildon to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Sunderland

$21 - $76

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Bus, line 20 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand J) to Durham, Bus Station 6 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Durham, Bus Station to Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) 20 / ...

$7 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Newton Aycliffe, Central Avenue (Outside St Clares Church) to Sunderland Interchange X21

$16

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shildon to Sunderland 25.9 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Shildon to Sunderland 25.9 miles

$5 - $8

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No, there is no direct bus from Shildon to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Shildon, King William (opposite King William (PH)) and arriving at Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) via Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand J) and Durham, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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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 Darlington and Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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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 1 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Shildon to Sunderland, including transfers.

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Shildon to Sunderland bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand J).

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

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The best way to get from Shildon to Sunderland is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 20 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Shildon to Sunderland bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Outside Tourist Information) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Shildon to Sunderland.
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  • Distance: 21.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Shildon to Sunderland via Darlington and Newcastle in around 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shildon to Sunderland via Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand F), Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand J), and Durham, Bus Station in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Shildon to Darlington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$24 - $35
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 - $27
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand J) to Durham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newton Aycliffe, Central Avenue (Outside St Clares Church) to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand K) to Durham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
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
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Bishop Auckland, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand A) to Durham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shildon to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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

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