How to travel from Sunderland to Birmingham

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Travel Information between Sunderland and Birmingham

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$9 - $82
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $82 (€71) • 3 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or CrossCountry

Travel 168 miles (271 km) by train or bus to Birmingham from Sunderland. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Sunderland to Birmingham.

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from Sunderland to Birmingham

How to get from Sunderland to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Sunderland to Birmingham is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Megabus
08:50AM6h10
Sunderland
03:00PMBirmingham
$221One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Megabus
08:50AM6h10
Sunderland
03:00PMBirmingham
$221One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
National Express
04:05PM5h25
Sunderland
09:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
$411One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Megabus
10:50AM6h10
Sunderland
05:00PMBirmingham
$221One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
01:10PM6h10
Sunderland
07:20PMBirmingham
$221One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
01:10PM6h20
Sunderland
07:30PMBirmingham
$221One-way
1 transfer

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Find the best journey to Birmingham from Sunderland with National Express, FlixBus and CrossCountry. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel between Sunderland and Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Birmingham from Sunderland, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Sunderland to Birmingham

      FAQs: 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.
      FAQs

      There are 2 options to travel from Sunderland to Birmingham including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel to Birmingham from Sunderland is a bus with an average price of $9 (€8).

      This is compared to other travel options from Sunderland to Birmingham:

      A bus is $73 (€63) less than a train with an average ticket price of $82 (€71) from Sunderland to Birmingham.

      The quickest way to travel between Sunderland and Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 3 h 31 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 5 h 45 min on average.

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

      The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Birmingham is:

      • 8 buses a day.
      • Around 1 train per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Birmingham from Sunderland as scheduled services by train or bus 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, Stadium of Light and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Sunderland and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

      The following travel companies offer services from Sunderland to Birmingham:

      • Travel with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus for buses to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Sunderland to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $9 (€8).
      • CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3) can take you to Birmingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for CrossCountry from Sunderland to Birmingham for $82 (€71).

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

      • You can check for a direct bus to Birmingham with National Express with 4 direct buses per day.

      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, Paris, Edinburgh or Liverpool. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester, Paris, Edinburgh or Liverpool from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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