How to travel from Manchester to Sunderland

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from Manchester to Sunderland

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

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To get from Manchester to Sunderland on Mar 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:50PMManchester3h05 06:55PMSunderland
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07:40PMManchester3h15 10:55PMSunderland
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09:35AMManchester, Airport3h50 01:25PMSunderland
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01:40PMManchester3h10 04:50PMSunderland
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10:10AMManchester3h15 01:25PMSunderland
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Travel Information between Manchester and Sunderland

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 3 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $24 (€21) • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus

Take a bus or train to travel 104 miles (167 km) from Manchester to Sunderland. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to Sunderland.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Sunderland

Travel Tips: 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 Manchester to Sunderland.

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Manchester and Sunderland. You can take a bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Sunderland from Manchester is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Sunderland:

Taking a train is usually $22 (€19) less than taking a bus to Sunderland, which costs on average $24 (€21) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Manchester to Sunderland is by bus with an average journey time of 3 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 41 min.

You should expect to travel around 104 miles (167 km) between Manchester and Sunderland.

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Sunderland is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • Around 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Sunderland from Manchester 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 from Manchester to Sunderland:

  • Buses mostly leave from Manchester, Coach Station and tend to arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
  • Trains most often depart from Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Sunderland at Sunderland.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Sunderland:

  • You can travel by bus from Manchester to Sunderland with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Manchester to Sunderland tickets for $24 (€21) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Sunderland with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 3 direct buses per day to Sunderland with National Express or Megabus.

Direct services to Sunderland tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Sunderland? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Sunderland usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Edinburgh or Birmingham from Sunderland, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $24 (€21) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $2 (€2) one way.

But we recommend booking Manchester 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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