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There are 7 ways to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train CrossCountry  •  2h 18m

  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

$18 - $66

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Train  •  2h 32m

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

$18 - $28

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Bus  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland to Darlington National Express
  2. Take the bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Bishop Auckland, Newgate Street - Medical Centre 1B

Line 2 bus, bus  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Sunderland Green Terrace to Washington Galleries Bus Station 2A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington Galleries Bus Station to Bishop Auckland, Bus Station B66

Taxi  •  34m

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

$90 - $110

Drive  •  34m

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland 25.3 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  34m

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

$45 - $65

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland. However, there are services departing from Sunderland and arriving at Bishop Auckland, Newgate Street - Medical Centre via Darlington, Town Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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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 18m.

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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 which takes 2h 18m and costs £14 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland, including transfers.

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Sunderland to Bishop Auckland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Sunderland station.

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

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs £14 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

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 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland via Darlington, Town Hall in around 2h 33m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
28m
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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Bishop Auckland
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sunderland to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Thornaby to Bishop Auckland
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
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 Sunderland to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Bishop Auckland, Newgate Street - Medical Centre
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland Green Terrace to Washington Galleries Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
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
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com
Other operators
Uber North East, UK
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$45 - $65
UberX
$45 - $65
UberXL
$55 - $80
Exec
$60 - $80
Taxi from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland
Ave. Duration
34m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com

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Sunderland to Bishop Auckland bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Bishop Auckland, Newgate Street - Medical Centre 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 34m to drive from Sunderland to Bishop Auckland.

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