Travel & Accommodation

Travel Guidelines

By Car

If you’re using satellite navigation to travel to the University of Sunderland, please use the following postcode. (Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter’s: SR6 0DD). The Sir Tom Cowie Campus has two large car parks: one next to the Reg Vardy Centre, and one next to The David Goldman Informatics Centre. The National Glass Centre also has a car park. It is designated as Visitor Parking only.

By Train

If you are planning to travel by train you can come to Sunderland main train station (Athenaeum Street, SR1 1RR) or to St. Peter’s train station (Beachwood Terrace, SR2 7LX), which is the closest one to Sir Tom Cowie Campus.

By Plane

The closest airport is the Newcastle International Airport (approx. 30 minutes by car). From there you can use the metro (It connects the Airport with Newcastle and Sunderland) till St. Peter’s metro and train station. From this station the university in within five minutes’ walk. The cost by using metro is £4.60 (Daily Cap). Alternatively, the cost by taxi is approximately £40.


Suggested Accommodation

Sunderland Marriot Hotel (4 Star)

Address: Queen’s Ave, Sunderland SR6 8DB, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)191 529 2041


Sunderland Hilton Hotel (4 Star)

Address: Vaux Brewery Way, Sunderland SR5 1SN

Telephone: +44 (0)191 500 9494


Lemonfield Guest House (4 Star)

Address: Sea Ln, Sunderland SR6 8EE, UK

Telephone: +44 191 529 3018


Best Western Roker Hotel (3 Star)

Address: Roker Terrace, Sunderland SR6 9ND, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)844 387 6266


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