How to get to Sunderland from Preston

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from Preston to Sunderland

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

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

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Travel Information from Preston to Sunderland

distanceDistance95 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£24 - £93
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 8 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £93 • 3 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail (3)

Take a train or coach to travel 95 miles from Preston to Sunderland. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Northern Rail (3) among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Preston to Sunderland.

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Travel from Preston to Sunderland on National Express travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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

    FAQs: Preston 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 Preston to Sunderland.

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

    The cheapest way to get from Preston to Sunderland is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £24 compared to other travel options to Sunderland:

    A coach is £69 less than a train with an average ticket price of £93 from Preston to Sunderland.

    The fastest way to get to Sunderland from Preston is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 34 min.

    Other travel options to Sunderland take longer:

    Getting to Sunderland by coach takes 8 h 5 min on average.

    The distance between Preston and Sunderland is around 95 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Preston to Sunderland is:

    • Around 2 coaches per day.
    • Around 2 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Preston and Sunderland 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 for travellers from Preston to Sunderland:

    • Coaches mostly depart from Preston, Bus Station and arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
    • Trains from Preston to Sunderland most often leave from Preston and arrive in Sunderland.

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

    • You can take a coach from Preston to Sunderland with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for £24 with National Express from Preston to Sunderland.
    • You can take a train from Preston to Sunderland with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. Cheap tickets can be found for £93 with TransPennine Express from Preston to Sunderland.

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

    • You can take a direct coach with.
    • You'll find direct trains with.

    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.

    Omio customers who travel from Preston to Sunderland often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Leeds or York. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Sunderland and these popular destinations at a great price.

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