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from Sunderland to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

To get from Sunderland to Manchester on 28 Nov we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:05Sunderland3h15 19:20Manchester
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£181One-way
Cheapest
04:40Sunderland3h30 08:10Manchester
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£171One-way
Other options
10:00Sunderland3h20 13:20Manchester
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£201One-way
13:05Sunderland3h25 16:30Manchester
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£231One-way
10:00Sunderland4h00 14:00Manchester, Airport
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£241One-way

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Sat
27 Nov
Find prices
£17Megabus
Sun
28 Nov
£71First Transpennine Express
£17Megabus
Mon
29 Nov
£71First Transpennine Express
£17National Express
Tue
30 Nov
£45First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Wed
1 Dec
£46First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Thu
2 Dec
£46First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Fri
3 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£17Megabus
Sat
4 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Sun
5 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Mon
6 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Tue
7 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£46First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£32First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Sun
12 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Mon
13 Dec
£38First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Tue
14 Dec
Find prices
£7National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£23First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£39First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£46First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus

Travel Tips

Travel from Sunderland to Manchester
Travel to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
How do I travel to Manchester from Sunderland?

There are 2 ways to travel from Sunderland to Manchester including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Sunderland to Manchester?

The cheapest way from Sunderland to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £12 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is generally £20 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £32 from Sunderland to Manchester.

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

The quickest way to travel from Sunderland to Manchester is by coach, which takes on average 3 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 6 min.

What is the distance from Sunderland to Manchester?

The Sunderland to Manchester distance is approximately 104 miles (167 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Manchester is:

  • 2 coaches a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Sunderland to Manchester?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Sunderland at Sunderland, Interchange and arrive in Manchester at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Trains most often depart from Sunderland at Sunderland and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can get me from Sunderland to Manchester?

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

  • You can travel between Sunderland and Manchester by coach with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £12 with Megabus from Sunderland to Manchester.
  • You can travel by train to Manchester from Sunderland with First Transpennine Express, and you can find First Transpennine Express Sunderland to Manchester tickets for £32 on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Sunderland to Manchester?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Manchester with National Express or Megabus with around 2 direct coaches every day.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Sunderland and Manchester ends?
Your journey from Sunderland to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Sunderland to Manchester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Sunderland to Manchester online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £12 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £32 one way on average.

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