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from Bristol to Sunderland

You can get from Bristol to Sunderland by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between Bristol and Sunderland

distanceDistance242 miles (391 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $122
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€21) • 8 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 242 miles (391 km) to Sunderland from Bristol. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about $25 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bristol to Sunderland.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bristol to Sunderland

Travel to Sunderland easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Sunderland.

What are the ways to get from Bristol to Sunderland?

There are 2 ways to travel from Bristol to Sunderland including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Sunderland?

The cheapest way to travel between Bristol and Sunderland is by taking a bus with an average price of $25 (€21).

This is compared to other travel options to Sunderland:

A bus is $97 (€81) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Bristol to Sunderland costing on average $122 (€102).

What is the fastest way to travel from Bristol to Sunderland?

The fastest way from Bristol to Sunderland is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Sunderland that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h 55 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 14 min.

What is the distance between Bristol and Sunderland?

The distance is approximately 242 miles (391 km) from Bristol to Sunderland.

How many services a day are there to Sunderland from Bristol?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Sunderland is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Sunderland from Bristol as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Bristol and in Sunderland?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bristol to Sunderland:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Sunderland.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bristol to Sunderland?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Sunderland, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Sunderland by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Bristol to Sunderland for $25 (€21) on Omio.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Sunderland. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Bristol to Sunderland tickets on Omio for $122 (€102).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Bristol to Sunderland?

Omio customers who travel from Bristol to Sunderland often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Sunderland and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I purchase Bristol to Sunderland tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Bristol to Sunderland, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $25 (€21) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $122 (€102) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Bristol to Sunderland tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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