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from Sunderland to Birmingham

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

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To get from Sunderland to Birmingham on May 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:05PMSunderland5h35 06:40PMBirmingham
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$221One-way
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04:05PMSunderland5h35 09:40PMBirmingham
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$211One-way
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10:00AMSunderland5h40 03:40PMBirmingham
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$241One-way
05:05PMSunderland5h40 10:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$291One-way
08:30AMSunderland5h30 02:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$441One-way

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Mon
May 30
$175Cross Country
$18Megabus
Tue
May 31
$184Cross Country
$18Megabus
Wed
Jun 1
$183Cross Country
$16Megabus
Thu
Jun 2
$184Cross Country
$16Megabus
Fri
Jun 3
$184Cross Country
$18Megabus
Sat
Jun 4
$92London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
Sun
Jun 5
$182Cross Country
$18Megabus
Mon
Jun 6
$91Cross Country
$18Megabus
Tue
Jun 7
$91Cross Country
$16Megabus
Wed
Jun 8
$183Cross Country
$16Megabus
Thu
Jun 9
$92Cross Country
$16Megabus
Fri
Jun 10
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$18Megabus
Sat
Jun 11
$92Cross Country
$18Megabus
Sun
Jun 12
$92Cross Country
$16Megabus
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Jun 13
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$16Megabus
Wed
Jun 15
$92Cross Country
$16Megabus
Thu
Jun 16
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$16Megabus
Fri
Jun 17
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Travel Information from Sunderland to Birmingham

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $87
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $87 (€78) • 4 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 168 miles (271 km) by bus or train between Sunderland and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Sunderland to Birmingham.

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FAQs

How do I get from Sunderland to Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to get from Sunderland to Birmingham: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Birmingham from Sunderland is by taking a bus, which costs on average $16 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A bus is $72 (€64) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Sunderland to Birmingham costing on average $87 (€78).

What is the fastest way to travel between Sunderland and Birmingham?

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Sunderland is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 9 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by bus can take on average 5 h 30 min.

What is the distance between Sunderland and Birmingham?

You should expect to travel around 168 miles (271 km) between Sunderland and Birmingham.

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

The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Birmingham is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Sunderland and Birmingham, what are the departure and arrival points in Sunderland and Birmingham?

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

  • Buses from Sunderland to Birmingham most often leave from Sunderland, Interchange and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Sunderland and tend to arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Which travel operators can get me to Birmingham from Sunderland?

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

  • Megabus can get you to Birmingham by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Megabus from Sunderland to Birmingham for $16 (€14) on Omio.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Sunderland to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $87 (€78).

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

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

How far in advance should I book my Sunderland to Birmingham one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Sunderland to Birmingham, 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 $16 (€14) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $87 (€78) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Sunderland to Birmingham 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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