There are 5 ways to get from Sunderland to Stockton-on-Tees by bus, train, taxi or car

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

Recommended option

Bus National Express  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland to Stockton-on-Tees National Express

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus Go North East  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland, Stockton Road (Outside Sunderland Free Church) to Dalton Park Flats (Retail park bus turning circle) 9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dalton Park Flats (Retail park bus turning circle) to Stockton, High Street Stand A (Parish Church) X10

$3 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Stockton

$10 - $16

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sunderland to Stockton-on-Tees 26.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Stockton-on-Tees 26.4 miles

$5 - $9

What companies run services between Sunderland, England and Stockton-on-Tees, England?

National Express operates a bus from Sunderland to Stockton-on-Tees twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Sunderland to Stockton-on-Tees hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Sunderland, Stockton Road (Outside Sunderland Free Church) to Dalton Park Flats (Retail park bus turning circle)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Dalton Park Flats (Retail park bus turning circle) to Stockton, High Street Stand A (Parish Church)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sunderland, Stockton Road (Outside Sunderland Free Church) to Dalton Park Flats (Retail park bus turning circle)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Sunderland to Stockton-on-Tees
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sunderland and Stockton-on-Tees is 38 km. The road distance is 42 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Stockton-on-Tees is to bus which costs £2 - £6 and takes 1 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Sunderland to Stockton-on-Tees is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs £70 - £90.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sunderland and arriving at Stockton. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sunderland and arriving at Stockton-on-Tees. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

The bus from Sunderland to Stockton-on-Tees takes 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.