There are 4 ways to get from Sunderland to Chester-le-Street by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 78 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 78 bus from Sunderland Interchange to Chester-le-Street, South Burns Stand K 78 / ...

$2 - $3

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Train  •  1 h 36 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

$5 - $44

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sunderland to Chester-le-Street 12.2 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Chester-le-Street 12.2 miles

$2 - $4

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sunderland Interchange and arriving at Chester-le-Street, South Burns Stand K. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunderland station to Chester-le-Street. However, there are services departing from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) and arriving at Chester-le-Street via Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Sunderland and Chester-le-Street is 8 miles. The road distance is 12.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Chester-le-Street without a car is to line 78 bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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The line 78 bus from Sunderland Interchange to Chester-le-Street, South Burns Stand K takes 42 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Sunderland to Chester-le-Street bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Sunderland Interchange station.

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Sunderland to Chester-le-Street 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 Chester-le-Street is to line 78 bus which takes 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 36 min.

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Sunderland to Chester-le-Street bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Chester-le-Street, South Burns Stand K station.

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Sunderland to Chester-le-Street train services, operated by Nexus Metro, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro).

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Map of how to get from Sunderland to Chester-le-Street.
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  • Distance: 8.3 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Sunderland, England and Chester-le-Street, England?

Go North East operates a bus from Sunderland to Chester-le-Street every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, Nexus Metro operates a train from Sunderland to Chester-le-Street every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 28 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to Chester-le-Street, South Burns Stand K
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sunderland to Chester-le-Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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Yes, the driving distance between Sunderland to Chester-le-Street is 12 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Sunderland to Chester-le-Street.

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