Nexus Metro operates a train from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 30 min. TransPennine Express also services this route hourly.
How to get from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley
From Park Lane (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Park Lane Interchange) train to Newcastle, train to Northallerton, then taxi to Lightwater Valley. 2 h 8 min £80. From Sunderland drive to Lightwater Valley. 1 h 13 min £12.