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There are 5 ways to get from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station Grn
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Northallerton
  3. Take a taxi from Northallerton to Lightwater Valley

$77 - $113

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Train LNER, bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Darlington
  2. Take the bus from Darlington Rail Station to Richmond, Market Place X26 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Market Place to Lightwater Valley, Car Park 159

Train, bus via Thornaby  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Thornaby
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Market Place to Lightwater Valley, Car Park 159

Bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland to Middlesbrough M12 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 17 to Darlington, Tubwell Row X66 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Market Place to Lightwater Valley, Car Park 159

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 £10 - £16 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 £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley. However, there are services departing from Sunderland and arriving at Lightwater Valley, Car Park via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 17, Darlington, Town Hall and Richmond, Market Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 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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The best way to get from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £55 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley, including transfers.

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Sunderland to Lightwater Valley bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Sunderland station.

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Sunderland to Lightwater Valley bus services, operated by Dales and District, arrive at Lightwater Valley, Car Park station.

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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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There are 485+ hotels available in Lightwater Valley. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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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 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Sunderland to Lightwater Valley via Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 17, Darlington, Tubwell Row, Darlington, Town Hall, Richmond, Market Place, and Lightwater Valley, Car Park in around 5 h 3 min.

Train operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Sunderland to Darlington
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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 Darlington Rail Station to Richmond, Market Place
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 17 to Darlington, Tubwell Row
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Richmond, Market Place to Lightwater Valley, Car Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sunderland to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Middlesbrough to Darlington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Northallerton to Lightwater Valley
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80

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