How to get to Sunderland from Leicester

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from Leicester to Sunderland

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

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

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Cross Country
Leicester station (LEI)
13:01Sunderland station (SUN)
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London North Eastern Railway
Leicester station (LEI)
12:37Sunderland station (SUN)
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Cross Country
Leicester station (LEI)
12:37Sunderland station (SUN)
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Cross Country
Leicester station (LEI)
12:01Sunderland station (SUN)
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Travel Information to Sunderland from Leicester

distanceDistance156 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£4 - £64
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £4 • 4 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £64 • 3 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or CrossCountry

Take a train or coach to travel 156 miles between Leicester and Sunderland. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or CrossCountry among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Leicester to Sunderland.

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

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

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Leicester 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 Leicester to Sunderland.

      There are 2 options to travel to Sunderland from Leicester including taking a train or coach.

      The cheapest way to go to Sunderland from Leicester is by taking a coach, which costs on average £4.

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

      A coach is £60 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Leicester to Sunderland costing on average £64.

      The fastest way to get to Sunderland from Leicester is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 51 min.

      Other travel options to Sunderland take longer:

      Coach takes 4 h on average.

      The distance from Leicester to Sunderland is approximately 156 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Leicester to Sunderland is:

      • 1 coach per day.
      • 25 trains a day.

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

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

      • Most travellers catch their coach from Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda) and arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
      • Most travellers board their train from Leicester and arrive in Sunderland.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Leicester to Sunderland:

      • You can take a coach from Leicester to Sunderland with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for £4 with Megabus from Leicester to Sunderland.
      • You can go to Sunderland from Leicester by train with CrossCountry or East Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for £64 with East Coast from Leicester to Sunderland on Omio.

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

      • You can find 1 direct coach per day to take to Sunderland with National Express.

      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 trip.

      Looking to extend your trip from Leicester to Sunderland? Many Omio customers who go from Leicester to Sunderland usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Leeds or York. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Leeds or York from Sunderland, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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