How to travel from Sunderland to Durham

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from Sunderland to Durham

How to get from Sunderland to Durham by train or bus.

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

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Travel Information to Durham from Sunderland

distanceDistance11 miles (18 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$9 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€7) • 31 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€7) • 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransPennine Express or Northern Rail (3)

Travel 11 miles (18 km) by train or bus between Sunderland and Durham. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are TransPennine Express or Northern Rail (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Sunderland to Durham.

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Find the best journey between Sunderland and Durham with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3)! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned travel operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 travel companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern travel journeys to Durham from Sunderland. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    FAQs: Travel from Sunderland to Durham

    FAQs: Travel to Durham 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 Durham.

    You can get to Durham from Sunderland 2 different ways: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Durham from Sunderland is by taking a train, which costs on average $9 (€7).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Sunderland to Durham:

    A train is $5 (€4) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $14 (€12) from Sunderland to Durham.

    The fastest way to get to Durham from Sunderland is by train with an average travel time of 31 min.

    Other travel options to Durham take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 1 h 23 min of travel time.

    Durham is approximately 11 miles (18 km) away from Sunderland.

    The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Durham is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Sunderland to Durham 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 from Sunderland to Durham:

      • Buses from Sunderland to Durham most often leave from Sunderland, Interchange and arrive in Durham, University - Palatine Centre.
      • Trains from Sunderland to Durham most often leave from Sunderland and arrive in Durham.

      The following travel companies offer services from Sunderland to Durham:

      • Travel with TransPennine Express to go to Durham by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find TransPennine Express Sunderland to Durham tickets on Omio for $14 (€12).
      • Travel with Northern Rail (3), Red Funnel or East Coast to go to Durham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find East Coast Sunderland to Durham tickets on Omio for $9 (€7).

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

      • You can travel directly by bus with.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

      Direct services to Durham 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.

      Many of our customers traveling from Sunderland to Durham don't make Durham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Durham are London, Edinburgh, York, Newcastle-upon-Tyne or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Durham to any of these top destinations today!

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