How to travel from Sunderland to Birmingham

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Travel Information between Sunderland and Birmingham

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 4 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $24 (€21) • 5 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus

Travel 168 miles (271 km) by bus, flight or train between Sunderland and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 35 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 journey are Megabus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Sunderland to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sunderland to Birmingham

Travel Tips: Travel to Birmingham 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 Sunderland to Birmingham.

There are 3 ways to get from Sunderland to Birmingham: bus, flight or train.

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

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

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

Taking a train is about $2 (€2) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $4 (€4) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Sunderland is by bus with an average travel time of 5 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 41 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 168 miles (271 km) from Sunderland to Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Birmingham is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • Around 14 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Sunderland, Interchange and arrive in Birmingham, Brunel Street.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Sunderland to Birmingham depart from Sunderland to Birmingham New Street.

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

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

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

  • You'll find 3 direct buses a day to Birmingham with National Express or Megabus.

Direct services to Birmingham 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 route.

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

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $24 (€21) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $4 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $2 (€2) one way on average.

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

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