There are 3 ways to get from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 10 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
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Northallerton
  3. Take a taxi from Northallerton to Lightwater Valley

$77 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland, Stockton Road (Outside Sunderland Free Church) to Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre) X21
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Market Place (N/A) to Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre) 159

$29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley 66.3 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Sunderland and Lightwater Valley is 51 miles. The road distance is 66.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley. However, there are services departing from Sunderland, Stockton Road (Outside Sunderland Free Church) and arriving at Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre) via Darlington, Town Hall and Richmond, Market Place (N/A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunderland to Lightwater Valley is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley.

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Map of how to get from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley.
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  • Distance: 51.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Sunderland, England and Lightwater Valley, England?

You can take a bus from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley via Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre), Darlington, Town Hall, Richmond, Market Place (N/A), and Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre) in around 5 h 7 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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $28
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sunderland, Stockton Road (Outside Sunderland Free Church) to Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Richmond, Market Place (N/A) to Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Northallerton to Lightwater Valley
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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