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Birmingham to Sunderland

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2 suggested routes to go from Birmingham to Sunderland by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from Birmingham to Sunderland ?

Trip Birmingham Sunderland

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance169 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Birmingham to Sunderland and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Birmingham Sunderland? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling, trains and flights to get to Sunderland. You just have to specify the departure date to Sunderland then let Vivanoda search for you. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To travel from Birmingham, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of National Express, CrossCountry, Blablacar, MegaBus, Eastern Airways and Northern Rail will carry you to Sunderland.

Read more information about each means of transport:

Birmingham to Sunderland bus

Are you looking for a bus from Birmingham to Sunderland? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may still have doubts to get to Sunderland by bus. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Sunderland.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Birmingham and Sunderland to offer cheaper fares.
  • The fleet of National Express or MegaBus coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Birmingham Sunderland road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Birmingham Sunderland coaches are equipped with.
  • The modern buses that you take from Birmingham to Sunderland are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Birmingham and Sunderland?

The coach route Birmingham Sunderland is operated without changes by the bus companies National Express and MegaBus.

National Express Birmingham SunderlandMegaBus Birmingham Sunderland

Departure bus stations in Birmingham

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Birmingham at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. In general, the destination 'Sunderland' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Birmingham

Bus stops at arrival in Sunderland

When you arrive in Sunderland, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Sunderland

Train Birmingham to Sunderland

Is there a direct train bound for Sunderland from Birmingham?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Birmingham to Sunderland without making any changes.

Intercity train Birmingham Sunderland

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Birmingham-Sunderland route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Birmingham Sunderland train companies

There are 2 carriers that operate rail journeys between Birmingham and Sunderland: CrossCountry and Northern Rail.
CrossCountry Birmingham SunderlandNorthern Rail Birmingham Sunderland

Railway stations from Birmingham

  • Birmingham New Street

Railway stations in Sunderland

  • Sunderland

Cheap flights from Birmingham to Sunderland

Which airlines operate flights for the Birmingham Sunderland trip?

The cities of Birmingham and Sunderland are not connected with a direct flight bus Eastern Airways is the airline you may take to travel to Sunderland.
Eastern Airways Birmingham Sunderland

Departure airport in Birmingham

  • BHX Birmingham International

Carpool from Birmingham to Sunderland

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Birmingham-Sunderland ride. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Birmingham-Sunderland rides five days before your date of travel than three months. Good option for lastminute stay in Sunderland!

When you are about to book a Birmingham-Sunderland ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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