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There are 5 ways to get from Sunderland to Durham Cathedral by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train LNER  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Durham

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus, line 54 bus, train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland, University Of Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street X24
  2. Take the line 54 bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Market Street to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Neville St 54
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Durham

$6 - $47

3 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station Grn
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Durham

$7 - $49

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sunderland to Durham Cathedral 13.4 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Durham Cathedral 13.4 miles

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Durham Cathedral is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunderland to Durham Cathedral is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sunderland and arriving at Durham. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Sunderland and Durham Cathedral is 12 miles. The road distance is 13.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Durham Cathedral without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs £9 - £14.

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The train from Sunderland to Durham takes 30 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Sunderland to Durham Cathedral train services, operated by LNER, depart from Sunderland station.

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Sunderland to Durham Cathedral train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Durham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunderland to Durham Cathedral is 13 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Sunderland to Durham Cathedral.

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There are 565+ hotels available in Durham Cathedral. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sunderland to Durham Cathedral.
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  • Distance: 12 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Sunderland, England and Durham Cathedral, England?

LNER operates a train from Sunderland to Durham Cathedral 5 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Sunderland to Durham
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Durham
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$18 - $28
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Durham
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sunderland, University Of Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach North East
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Market Street to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Neville St
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sunderland to Durham Cathedral
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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