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There are 6 ways to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station Grn
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Bishop Auckland

£11 - £168

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland Interchange to Washington Galleries Bus Station 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington Galleries Bus Station to Bishop Auckland, Bus Station B66

Train  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Thornaby
  2. Take the train from Thornaby to Bishop Auckland

£21 - £35

Taxi  •  33 min

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

£50 - £65

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland 25.3 miles

£4 - £7

Uber  •  33 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland 25.3 miles

£35 - £50

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The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland station. However, there are services departing from Sunderland Interchange and arriving at Bishop Auckland, Bus Station via Washington Galleries Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland. However, there are services departing from Sunderland and arriving at Bishop Auckland via Newcastle and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.

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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 train via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station which takes 2h 21m and costs £10 - £170.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m 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 Sunderland Interchange station.

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Sunderland to Bishop Auckland train services, operated by Nexus, depart from Sunderland station.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland is to train via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station which takes 2h 21m and costs £10 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

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

You can take a train from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station, Newcastle, and Darlington in around 2h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland via Washington Galleries Bus Station in around 2h 28m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sunderland to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Darlington to Bishop Auckland
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from Sunderland to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
Train from Thornaby to Bishop Auckland
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £14
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Sunderland to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£1 - £50
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
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
£11 - £16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Bus operators
Gateshead Central Taxis
Phone
0191 20 20 747
Website
nexus.org.uk
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to Washington Galleries Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Gateshead Central Taxis
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to Washington Galleries Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Stagecoach North East
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Washington Galleries Bus Station to Bishop Auckland, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Other operators
Uber North East, UK
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£35 - £50
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Assist
£35 - £50
UberX
£35 - £50
UberXL
£40 - £60
Exec
£45 - £65
Taxi from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Station Taxis
Phone
+44 191 555 5 555
Website
stationtaxis.com
Lakeside & Tunstall Taxis
Phone
+44 191 511 0505
Dart Taxis
Phone
+44 800 169 3736
City Taxis
Phone
+44 191 511 0111
Website
citytaxis-sunderland.co.uk

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Sunderland to Bishop Auckland bus services, operated by Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd, arrive at Bishop Auckland, Bus 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 33 min to drive from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland.

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