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London to Sunderland bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$17.62
Shortest Duration6h 15m
Trips per day5
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap bus tickets from London to Sunderland

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from London to Sunderland is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Sunderland were $20.43. By booking 7 days out, tickets are on average $25.98 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from London to Sunderland?

The distance between London and Sunderland is approximately 240.69 miles, or 387.26 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from London to Sunderland?

The busiest time of the week for travel from London to Sunderland by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Saturday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

National Express from London to Sunderland has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from London to Sunderland, with an average of 6 trips per day and 25 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from London to Sunderland. Of the 5 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Sunderland.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from London to Sunderland starts at $62.27.

2 carriers offer London to Sunderland bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from London to Sunderland from $17.62. There are 3 trips per day offered by Megabus from London to Sunderland and you can expect on average to pay $22.86 for a Megabus ticket to Sunderland. In London, Megabus departs to Sunderland from Victoria Coach Station, In Sunderland, Megabus arrives at Sunderland Bus Station,

An average trip on Megabus from London to Sunderland takes 6 hours and 42 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Sunderland in 6 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $28.60 for a weekend trip to Sunderland.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 42m
Avg. Price
$22.86

National Express

Book National Express from London to Sunderland from $23.25. There are 6 trips per day offered by National Express from London to Sunderland and you can expect on average to pay $42.24 for a National Express ticket to Sunderland. In London, National Express departs to Sunderland from Victoria Coach Station and 5 other stations. In Sunderland, National Express arrives at Sunderland Bus Station,

An average trip on National Express from London to Sunderland takes 8 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Sunderland in 6 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $47.98 for a weekend trip to Sunderland.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 17m
Avg. Price
$42.24
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 6 stations that have bus departures from London. Most bus trips to Sunderland will depart from:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
  • Eltham Rd
  • Rosehill
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
Bus trips arrive in Sunderland at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Sunderland for trips arriving from London:
  • Sunderland Bus Station