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Sunderland to Leeds

From £7.50 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 10 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 7 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).


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Coach from Sunderland to Leeds

Our coaches travel from Sunderland Interchange to Leeds Coach Station up to 7 times per day, and our fastest journey gets you there in 2 hrs 10 mins (approx). Services from Sunderland to Leeds run from as early as 5.50am.

With reliable services, and fares starting from £7.50 one-way*, you can travel with confidence once again.

Sunderland to Leeds journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 10 mins
Cheapest price From £7.50 *
Distance (approx) 122km
No. of stops 1 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 5.50am/17.15pm

Our Sunderland to Leeds services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

133 coach towards Birmingham

Our 133 service travels up to 3 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Sunderland Interchange (Park Lane)
  • Middlesbrough Bus Station
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station

426 coach towards London

Our 426 service travels up to 4 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Sunderland Interchange (Park Lane)
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Hartlepool
  • Billingham
  • Middlesbrough Bus Station
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station

Sunderland to Leeds route map

Departing from Sunderland

Sunderland Interchange is based at the heart of the city centre, and can be reached by the many bus services which operate throughout the city.

The Interchange is just a short stroll from Sunderland Rail Station, and the city has many taxi firms which can take you directly to the station.

Arriving in Leeds

Leeds Coach Station is based in the heart of the city centre, on York Street. The station is served by dozens of bus routes to take you further afield, with a number of free buses for travel around the city centre. A nearby taxi rank is also on offer. 

Take a look at our Leeds Coach Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Sunderland to Leeds?

The first coach leaves from Sunderland Interchange at 5.50am, arriving at Leeds Bus & Coach Station at 8.00am.

When is the last coach from Sunderland to Leeds?

The last coach leaves from Sunderland Interchange at 17.15pm, arriving at Leeds Bus & Coach Station at 19.25pm.

How much is the coach from Sunderland to Leeds?

A one-way journey from Sunderland to Leeds is available from £7.50*.

How long does the coach take from Sunderland to Leeds?

Our coach journeys from Sunderland to Leeds take, on average, 2 hrs 10 mins. This is also our fastest journey time. 

What happens if I miss my coach from Sunderland to Leeds?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 5 May 2023 for travel between 5 May 2023 and 1 September 2023.

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