How to get from Sunderland to Liverpool

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Travel Information from Sunderland to Liverpool

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 5 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 4 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach or train to travel 121 miles (195 km) to Liverpool from Sunderland. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Sunderland to Liverpool.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sunderland to Liverpool

Travel to Liverpool 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 Sunderland to Liverpool.

There are 2 ways to get from Sunderland to Liverpool: coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Liverpool. Tickets for a coach cost on average £15.

This is compared to other travel options to Liverpool:

A coach is £11 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Sunderland to Liverpool costing on average £25.

The quickest way to travel to Liverpool from Sunderland is by train, which takes on average 4 h 18 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 35 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Liverpool is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

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

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

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

  • National Express can take you to Liverpool by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Sunderland to Liverpool for £15.
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express for trains to Liverpool. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for First Transpennine Express Sunderland to Liverpool tickets on Omio for £25.

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Liverpool with.
  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to take to Liverpool with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Liverpool tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Sunderland to Liverpool 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 Sunderland and Liverpool itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Liverpool and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £15 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £25 one way.

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

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