There are 4 ways to get from Sunderland to Lake District by train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take a taxi from Penrith North Lakes to Lake District

$121 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888

$20 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Hexham
  2. Take the bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888

$26 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Lake District 102 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Lake District is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunderland to Lake District is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Sunderland and Lake District is 77 miles. The road distance is 102 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Sunderland to Lake District, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Sunderland, England and Lake District, England?

National Express operates a bus from Sunderland to Lake District 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sunderland to Hexham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Penrith North Lakes to Lake District
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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