Nexus Metro operates a train from Sunderland to Alnwick every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 30 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach North East operates a bus from Sunderland to Alnwick every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 37 min. Arriva Northumbria also services this route every 30 minutes.
From Park Lane (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Park Lane Interchange) train to Newcastle, train to Alnmouth Station, Curly Lane (Station approach), then bus to Alnwick, Playhouse. 1 h 46 min £18. From Sunderland Green Terrace (Outside Priestman Building Sunderland University) bus to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Opposite Northern Rock Building Society), walk to Haymarket Bus Station, then bus to Alnwick, Bus station (Alnwick Bus Station). 2 h 19 min £10. From Sunderland taxi to Alnwick. 52 min £149. From Sunderland drive to Alnwick. 52 min £9.