There are many ways to get into Sunderland!

Getting into Sunderland

There are many ways to get into Sunderland!

Why not rediscover our city centre and make it your destination of choice, support local businesses and choose Sunderland first. 

Travelling to Sunderland city centre by car? Not a problem - there's plenty of spaces for parking across the city centre. Whether you're looking to indulge in a spot of retail therapy, commute regularly for Sunderland's great range of eateries or simply have to pop into the city for an errance, you'll never be short of parking choice. 

For a detailed list of Sunderland city parking, visit:


Head into Sunderland with Tyne and Wear Metro service. Choose between a variety of tickets to match all needs and journeys - either hop on and off the service of head straight to your final destination. 

Trains run every 12 minutes Monday - Saturday daytime, and every 15 minutes on evenings and Sundays.

For more information on metro services, visit:

There are four main bus service providers which operate in the North East and throughout Sunderland:

Go North East:

Planning your journey has never been easier - Go Smarter, developed by Sunderland City Council and Nexus allows residents and visitors to calculate the best route when travelling to work, school or out for leisure. 
Go Smarter:

Sunderland is serviced by many private hire taxis and hackney carriage operators, making your joueney easy and enjoyable. Whether day or night, catch a cab in Sunderland's city centre:

Daytime: Park Lane Interchange, Railway Station, Union Street, Fawcett Street, High Street West (Peacock), High Street East.

Night time: Railway Station, Park Lane, Holmeside, Green Terrace, Vine Place, Fawcett Street, High Street West (Peacock), West Street, High Street West (Chambers), Crowtree Road, Athenaeum Street.

For pre-arrange journeys see below for details of selected firms:

Station Taxis - 0191 555 5555
City Taxis - 0191 511 0111

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