How to travel from Liverpool to Sunderland

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Travel Information to Sunderland from Liverpool

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€18) • 7 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $60 (€54) • 4 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a bus or train to travel 121 miles (195 km) to Sunderland from Liverpool. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 7 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Liverpool to Sunderland.

Travel Tips: Travel from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Sunderland.

You can travel to Sunderland from Liverpool 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Sunderland is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€18) compared to other travel options to Sunderland:

A bus is generally $40 (€36) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $60 (€54) from Liverpool to Sunderland.

The fastest way from Liverpool to Sunderland is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 7 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 55 min.

The distance from Liverpool to Sunderland is approximately 121 miles (195 km).

The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Sunderland is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Liverpool and Sunderland as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Liverpool, Liverpool One and arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Liverpool to Sunderland depart from Liverpool Lime Street to Sunderland.

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Sunderland by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Liverpool to Sunderland tickets on Omio for $20 (€18).
  • First Transpennine Express can take you to Sunderland by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for First Transpennine Express from Liverpool to Sunderland for $60 (€54).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Liverpool to Sunderland often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Liverpool and Sunderland itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Sunderland and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Liverpool to Sunderland, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $20 (€18) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $60 (€54) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Liverpool to Sunderland online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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