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Coach tickets to London from Sunderland

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Coach from Sunderland to London

Buying one of our coach tickets from £10.90* one-way could be the best way to get from Sunderland to London. Our fastest coach will get you there in 6 hours 25 mins (approx) on our 426 route via Golders Green, giving you more time to explore England's spectacular capital city.

With our coaches running from morning to evening, you can travel from Sunderland to London Victoria (our last stop) in style for less.

Sunderland to London journey information
Fastest journey time 6 hrs 25 mins (to Golders Green)
Cheapest price from £10.90
Distance (approx) 433km
No. of stops 2 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 5:35am/23:15pm

Our Sunderland to London services and stops

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

426 coach towards London

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

  • Sunderland Interchange
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Hartlepool Church Square Interchange
  • Billingham
  • Middlesbrough Bus Station
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Sheffield (Meadowhall) Interchange
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • London (Golders Green)
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

436 coach towards London

Our 436 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Sunderland Interchange
  • Hartlepool Church Square Interchange
  • Billingham
  • Stockton-On-Tees
  • Middlesbrough Bus Station
  • York
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • London (Golders Green)
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

Sunderland to London 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 at London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line, and the Circle Line.

A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre. Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Coach Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Sunderland to London?

The first coach leaves from Sunderland Interchange at 5.35am, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 13.10pm.

When is the last coach from Sunderland to London?

The last coach leaves from Sunderland Interchange at 23.15pm, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 6.20am.

How much is the coach from Sunderland to London?

A one-way journey from Sunderland to London is available from £10.90*.

How long does the coach take from Sunderland to London?

Our fastest coach journey from Sunderland to London takes 6 hours and 25 mins to our Golders Green stop.

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

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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