There are 7 ways to get from Sunderland to London by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to London Kings Cross

$40 - $210

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland to London Marble Arch National Express

$24 - $35

5 alternative options

Line 20 bus, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Sunderland, John Street (Opposite Rileys Pool Hall) to Durham, Bus Station 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Durham to London Kings Cross

$43 - $69

Bus via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Marble Arch National Express

$29 - $53

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to London 269.7 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to London Heathrow  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

$95 - $325

Fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Southampton (SOU) NCL - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo

$79 - $245

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sunderland and arriving at London Marble Arch. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sunderland and arriving at London Kings Cross. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Sunderland and London is 242 miles. The road distance is 269.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to London without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs .

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The train from Sunderland to London Kings Cross takes 3 h 18 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Sunderland to London train services, operated by Grand Central, depart from Sunderland station.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to London is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 11 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Sunderland to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Marble Arch station.

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Map of how to get from Sunderland to London.
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  • Distance: 241.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Sunderland, England and London, England?

Grand Central operates a train from Sunderland to London 5 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $210 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min. LNER also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sunderland to London via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street in around 7 h 11 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Grand Central
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Sunderland to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Durham to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland, John Street (Opposite Rileys Pool Hall) to Durham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sunderland to London Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Sunderland Interchange to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Sunderland to London train services, operated by Grand Central, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunderland to London is 270 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to drive from Sunderland to London.

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British Airways offers flights from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 55 min and costs .

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