Sunderland travel guide

Sunderland Tourism | Sunderland Guide

You're Going to Love Sunderland

With a population of 177,965, Sunderland is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Sunderland

If you’re looking for affordable options, San Marino at Hanover Place (San Marino at Hanover Place) and House of Zen Seaburn (Whitburn Road) are great picks.

When to visit Sunderland

Sunderland in November
Estimated hotel price
S$ 96
1 night at 3-star hotel
Sunderland in November
Estimated hotel price
S$ 96
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Sunderland

Plane

Although Sunderland doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Newcastle Airport (UK) (NCL), which is located 25 km from Sunderland. The shortest flight to Sunderland from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 18h 20m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Sunderland, followed by LNER. The train journey from Sunderland to Edinburgh takes 1h 52m and costs around S$ 15 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about S$ 220 for a 2h 49m trip. Located 1.5 km from the city centre, Sunderland Stadium of Light is the busiest station in Sunderland. Another popular train station is Sunderland Seaburn, located 2.7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Sunderland is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 163 km from Sunderland. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Alamo, among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sunderland, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Leeds, the bus ride to Sunderland takes 193 km and will cost you around S$ 13. From Edinburgh, the ticket costs about S$ 26 for a journey of 249 km. Sunderland’s bus station is located 0.3 km from the city centre.

Plane

Although Sunderland doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Newcastle Airport (UK) (NCL), which is located 25 km from Sunderland. The shortest flight to Sunderland from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 18h 20m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Sunderland, followed by LNER. The train journey from Sunderland to Edinburgh takes 1h 52m and costs around S$ 15 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about S$ 220 for a 2h 49m trip. Located 1.5 km from the city centre, Sunderland Stadium of Light is the busiest station in Sunderland. Another popular train station is Sunderland Seaburn, located 2.7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Sunderland is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 163 km from Sunderland. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Alamo, among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sunderland, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Leeds, the bus ride to Sunderland takes 193 km and will cost you around S$ 13. From Edinburgh, the ticket costs about S$ 26 for a journey of 249 km. Sunderland’s bus station is located 0.3 km from the city centre.

Airlines serving Sunderland

Lufthansa
Good (4,682 reviews)
KLM
Good (846 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,745 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,444 reviews)
Air France
Good (978 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,598 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (775 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (560 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (681 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (188 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (182 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (951 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (70 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,397 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (39 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,331 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Sunderland

Hiring a car in Sunderland

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Sunderland (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.79 and S$ 39.72.

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Sunderland (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.79 and S$ 39.72.