How to get to Sunderland from Bristol

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from Bristol to Sunderland

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

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

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Travel Information to Sunderland from Bristol

distanceDistance242 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, train or flight
priceTicket price range£8 - £106
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 8 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £50 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, easyJet or CrossCountry

Take a coach, train or flight to travel 242 miles from Bristol to Sunderland. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus, easyJet or CrossCountry among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Bristol to Sunderland.

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Travel on National Express, easyJet and CrossCountry travel from Bristol to Sunderland at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Bristol and Sunderland. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    National Express is the leading travel operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Bristol - Sunderland travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travellers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travellers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.

        FAQs: Bristol to Sunderland

        FAQs: Travel to Sunderland 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 Bristol to Sunderland.

        There are 3 travel options from Bristol to Sunderland: coach, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Sunderland is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £8 compared to other travel options to Sunderland:

        A coach is £42 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Bristol to Sunderland costing on average £50.

        Taking a coach costs £97 less than taking a train, which costs on average £106 for the same trip.

        The fastest way to get to Sunderland from Bristol is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

        Other travel options to Sunderland take longer:

        Taking a coach requires on average 8 h of travel time.

        Getting to Sunderland by train takes 5 h 26 min on average.

        Sunderland is approximately 242 miles away from Bristol.

        The average frequency per day from Bristol to Sunderland is:

        • Around 5 coaches per day.
        • Around 10 trains per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Bristol and Sunderland as scheduled services by coach, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bristol to Sunderland:

        • Most travellers catch their coach from Bristol, Airport Bus Station and arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
        • Most travellers catch their train from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Sunderland.

        The following travel companies offer services from Bristol to Sunderland:

        • Megabus, National Express or FlixBus can get you to Sunderland by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Megabus from Bristol to Sunderland for £8 on Omio.
        • Travel with easyJet to go to Sunderland by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Bristol to Sunderland tickets on Omio for £50.
        • Travel with CrossCountry or East Coast for trains to Sunderland. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for CrossCountry Bristol to Sunderland tickets on Omio for £106.

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

        • You can check for a direct coach to Sunderland with Megabus with 2 direct coaches per day.

        Direct services to Sunderland 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 journey.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Bristol to Sunderland often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Leeds or York. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bristol and Sunderland itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Sunderland and any of these top destinations today!

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