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£39First Transpennine Express
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£39First Transpennine Express
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Coach Information between Manchester and Sunderland

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£15 (€16)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Manchester to Sunderland cover the 104 miles (167 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £13, but the average price of coach tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.

Coach companies

National Express coaches from Manchester to Sunderland

For as little as £13 you can travel by coach between Manchester and Sunderland with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

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

  • Average Price: £13

When you buy your National Express coach tickets from Manchester to Sunderland don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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Coach to Sunderland from Manchester
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FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Sunderland cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Manchester to Sunderland to cost as little as £13  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of coach tickets between Manchester and Sunderland?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Manchester to Sunderland coach prices are on average £15  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Manchester to Sunderland?
The coach distance from Manchester to Sunderland is around 104 miles (167 km).
How many hours does it take from Manchester to Sunderland by coach?
On average the Manchester to Sunderland coach time is 3 h 15 min  covering the 104 miles (167 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Manchester and arrival coach station in Sunderland?

When taking a coach from Manchester, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When you arrive in Sunderland, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Sunderland, Interchange, Sunderland, Fawcett Street and Sunderland, Stadium of Light.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly   to Sunderland, Interchange.

Where is the departure coach station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival coach station in Sunderland located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival coach station in Sunderland, called Sunderland, Interchange, is located around 0.2 miles (270 m) away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can take me to Sunderland from Manchester?
When taking a coach from Manchester to Sunderland, you can count on National Express or Megabus for the best way to get you to Sunderland. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Manchester and Sunderland and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
How far in advance should I book coach tickets to Sunderland from Manchester for the best deals?
If you book a coach ticket between Manchester and Sunderland within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £15 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Manchester and Sunderland are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.