There are 4 ways to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 20 bus, line 6 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Tunstall Road to Durham, Bus Station 20 / ...
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Durham, Bus Station to Bishop Auckland, Newgate Street - Medical Centre (opposite Morrisons) 6

$9

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Train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) Grn
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Bishop Auckland

$19 - $73

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland 25.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland 25.3 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland. However, there are services departing from Tunstall Road and arriving at Bishop Auckland, Newgate Street - Medical Centre (opposite Morrisons) via Durham, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunderland station to Bishop Auckland. However, there are services departing from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) and arriving at Bishop Auckland via Newcastle and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Sunderland and Bishop Auckland is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland without a car is to line 20 bus and line 6 bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £6 - £7.

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland, including transfers.

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Sunderland to Bishop Auckland bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Tunstall Road station.

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Sunderland to Bishop Auckland train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square).

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland is to line 20 bus and line 6 bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £6 - £7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £14 - £60 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

What companies run services between Sunderland, England and Bishop Auckland, England?

You can take a bus from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland via Durham, Bus Station in around 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro), Newcastle, and Darlington in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Bishop Auckland
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Tunstall Road to Durham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to Bishop Auckland, Newgate Street - Medical Centre (opposite Morrisons)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk

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Sunderland to Bishop Auckland bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Bishop Auckland, Newgate Street - Medical Centre (opposite Morrisons) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunderland to Bishop Auckland is 25 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland.

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