Wearmouth Bridge, Sunderland

Coach tickets to Sunderland from London

from £21.90 one-way*

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Departures: up to 5 services per day

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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)

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Coach from London to Sunderland

Our coaches travel from London Victoria Coach Station to Sunderland Interchange up to 5 times per day, and our fastest journey gets you there in 6 hrs 20 mins (approx). Services from London to Sunderland run from as early as 7.30am on our 426 service.

With reliable services, and fares starting from £21.90 one-way*, you can travel in style for less.

London to Sunderland journey information
Fastest journey time 6 hrs 20 mins (from Golders Green)
Cheapest price from £21.90
Distance (approx) 433km
No. of stops 2 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 7:30am/23:30pm

Our London to Sunderland services and stops

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

426 coach towards Newcastle

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

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

436 coach towards Sunderland

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

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

London to Sunderland route map

Departing from 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.

Arriving at Sunderland Interchange

Sunderland Interchange is based at the heart of the city centre, and serves 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 when you're ready to return.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Sunderland?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 7.30am, arriving at Sunderland Interchange at 14.45pm.

When is the last coach from London to Sunderland?

The last coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 23.30pm, arriving at Sunderland Interchange at 06.30am.

How much is the coach from London to Sunderland?

A one-way journey from London to Sunderland is available from £21.90*.

How long does the coach take from London to Sunderland?

Our fastest coach journey from London to Sunderland takes 6 hours and 20 mins from our Golders Green stop.

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

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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