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from Liverpool to Sunderland

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

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Travel Information from Liverpool to Sunderland

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £42
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 7 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £42 • 3 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Travel 121 miles (195 km) by coach or train from Liverpool to Sunderland. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Liverpool to Sunderland.

Travel Tips: Travel from Liverpool to Sunderland

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 Liverpool to Sunderland.
FAQs

What are my travel options from Liverpool to Sunderland?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Sunderland from Liverpool. You can take a coach or train.

How do I get from Liverpool to Sunderland the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Sunderland. Tickets for a coach cost on average £13.

This is compared to other travel options to Sunderland:

A coach is generally £29 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £42 from Liverpool to Sunderland.

What is the fastest way to get to Sunderland from Liverpool?

The fastest way from Liverpool to Sunderland is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 58 min.

Other travel options from Liverpool to Sunderland can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Sunderland by coach can take on average 7 h 55 min.

How many miles from Liverpool to Sunderland would I travel?

The distance from Liverpool to Sunderland is approximately 121 miles (195 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Sunderland is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Liverpool to Sunderland?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Liverpool to Sunderland:

  • Coaches from Liverpool to Sunderland most often leave from Liverpool, Liverpool One and arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
  • Trains from Liverpool to Sunderland most often leave from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Sunderland.

Who can get me from Liverpool to Sunderland?

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

  • National Express can get you to Sunderland by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Liverpool to Sunderland for £13 on Omio.
  • First Transpennine Express can take you to Sunderland by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for First Transpennine Express from Liverpool to Sunderland for £42.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Liverpool to Sunderland?

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

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Liverpool to Sunderland online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Liverpool to Sunderland, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £13 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £42 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Liverpool and Sunderland online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.