There are 6 ways to get from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or foot

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

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) Grn

$2 - $16

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Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland Green Terrace (Outside Priestman Building Sunderland University) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Opposite Northern Rock Building Society) X24 / ...

$2 - $9

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne 13.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne 13.4 miles

$2 - $5

Rideshare  •  36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne 14 miles

$3

Walk  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Walk from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne 12.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs £35 - £50.

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The distance between Sunderland and Newcastle upon Tyne is 17 km. The road distance is 21 km.

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The train from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station) takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sunderland Green Terrace (Outside Priestman Building Sunderland University) and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Opposite Northern Rock Building Society). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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What companies run services between Sunderland, England and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

Nexus Metro operates a train from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach North East operates a bus from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 38 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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, Monument (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Monument Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
Virgin Trains East Coast
Bus operators
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sunderland Green Terrace (Outside Priestman Building Sunderland University) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Opposite Northern Rock Building Society)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland, Fawcett Street (Opposite The Pet Centre) to Gateshead, Hills Street (Outside Half Moon Hotel Public House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk

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