How to get to Sunderland from Southampton

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from Southampton to Sunderland

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

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

National Express
12:3511h10
Southampton
23:45Sunderland
£201One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
National Express
12:3511h10
Southampton
23:45Sunderland
£201One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Megabus
09:209h40
Southampton
19:00Sunderland
£301One-way
0 changes
Other options
National Express
13:4010h55
Southampton
00:35Sunderland
£231One-way
0 changes
Megabus
09:0010h30
Southampton
19:30Sunderland
£291One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information between Southampton and Sunderland

distanceDistance275 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£20 - £105
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 9 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £105 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Azul or East Coast

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 275 miles from Southampton to Sunderland. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, Azul or East Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Southampton to Sunderland.

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All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Southampton to Sunderland

Find the best route from Southampton to Sunderland with National Express and Grand Central Trains. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most popular trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Grand Central Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the North East of England, Yorkshire and the East Midlands. Grand Central Trains offers a range of services, including express, semi-fast and stopping services. Express services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to three hours. Semi-fast services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to four hours. Stopping services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to five hours. Grand Central Trains offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Standard tickets are the most economical option, while First Class tickets offer more comfort and space. Advance tickets are available for purchase up to 12 weeks in advance and offer the best value for money. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Grand Central Trains are London to Bradford, London to Sunderland, London to York and London to Wakefield.

    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 Southampton and Sunderland, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Southampton 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 Southampton to Sunderland.
      FAQs

      You can get from Southampton to Sunderland 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel to Sunderland from Southampton is a coach with an average price of £20.

      This is compared to other travel options from Southampton to Sunderland:

      A coach is £85 less than a flight with an average ticket price of £105 from Southampton to Sunderland.

      A coach is £66 less than a train with an average ticket price of £86 from Southampton to Sunderland.

      The fastest way from Southampton to Sunderland is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Sunderland that take longer:

      Taking a coach requires on average 9 h 40 min of travel time.

      Train takes on average 5 h 49 min.

      The distance between Southampton and Sunderland is around 275 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Southampton to Sunderland is:

      • 1 coach per day.
      • Around 10 trains per day.

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

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

      • Coaches mostly leave from Southampton Airport Parkway and tend to arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
      • Trains most often depart from Southampton at Southampton Central and arrive in Sunderland at Sunderland.

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

      • You can travel by coach from Southampton to Sunderland with National Express or Megabus, and you can find National Express Southampton to Sunderland tickets for £20 on Omio.
      • You can travel by plane from Southampton to Sunderland with Azul, and you can find Azul Southampton to Sunderland tickets for £105 on Omio.
      • You can travel between Southampton and Sunderland by train with East Coast, Grand Central Trains or CrossCountry. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £86 with East Coast from Southampton to Sunderland.

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

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

      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 Southampton to Sunderland? Many Omio customers who go from Southampton 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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