Details of Go North East's bus service number 56 between Sunderland and Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Click on any of the place names below to find details of buses, trains and express coaches connecting with this service.

Town/Village/stop nameCountyBus Services
Sunderland, Park Lane Interchange  Tyne and Wear  169 Express coaches Trains 
      Sunderland (Sunderland Interchange, Park Lane)      "
Sunderland        " 267 Express coaches Trains 
      Sunderland ( Vine Place, Vine Place)      "
      Sunderland (Fawcett Street)      "
Wheatsheaf        " 88   
      Monkwearmouth (Wheatsheaf)      "
Monkwearmouth        " 112   
      Monkwearmouth (Southwick Road-Howard Street, Southwick Road)      "
      Monkwearmouth (Southwick Road-Stadium, Southwick Road)      "
      Monkwearmouth (Southwick Road-Wallace Street, Southwick Road)      "
Southwick        " 79   
      Southwick (Southwick Road-Carley Road, Southwick Road)      "
      Southwick (Southwick Road-Suddick Street, Southwick Road)      "
      Southwick (Beaumont Street - Sunderland Road, Beaumont Street)      "
Marley Pots        " 54   
      Marley Pots (North Hylton Road-Ashwood Avenue, North Hylton Road)      "
      Marley Pots (North Hylton Road-Hollywood Avenue, Hylton Road)      "
Hylton Red House        " 64   
      Hylton Red House (North Hylton Rd-Industrial Est, North Hylton Road)      "
      Hylton Red House (North Hylton Road-Castletown Way, NORTH HYLTON ROAD)      "
      Hylton Red House (Washington Road-Wear View, Washington Road)      "
Hylton Castle        " 58   
      Hylton Castle (Washington Road-Clinic, Washington Road)      "
      Hylton Castle (Washington Road-Hylton Lane, Washington Road)      "
      Hylton Castle (Washington Road-Canterbury Road, Washington Road)      "
      Hylton Castle (Washington Road-Blackwood Road, Washington Road)      "
      Hylton Castle (Washington Road-Ferryboat Lane, Washington Road)      "
Sunderland, Nissan        " 11   
      Nissan (Washington Road-Nissan, Washington Road)      "
Sunderland, North East Aircraft Museum        " 11   
      Nissan (Washington Road-Museum, Washington Road)      "
Sunderland, Nissan        " 11   
      Nissan (Washington Way - Nissan Factory, A1290 Washington Road)      "
      Nissan (Washington Road-West Moor Farm, Washington Road)      "
      Nissan (Washington Road-Cherry Blossom Way, Washington Road)      "
Sulgrave        " 23   
      Sulgrave (Washington Road-Severn Houses, A1290)      "
      Sulgrave (Usworth Station Road)      "
      Sulgrave (Marlborough Road)      "
      Sulgrave (Usworth Station Road)      "
      Sulgrave (Silverstone Road, Silver Stone Road)      "
Concord        " 47   
      Concord (Vermont)      "
Concord, Bus Station        " 59   
      Concord (Concord Bus Station, Victoria Road)      "
Concord        " 47   
      Concord (Heworth Road-The Drive, Heworth Road)      "
Usworth        " 27   
      Usworth (The Drive-Number 78, The Drive)      "
Washington, Donwell        " 20   
      Donwell (The Drive)      "
      Donwell (The Drive, Well Bank Road)      "
      Donwell (Usworth Road)      "
      Donwell (High Usworth, Peareth Hall Road)      "
Gateshead, Springwell        " 31   
      Springwell (Peareth Hall Road-Heugh Hill, Peareth Hall Road)      "
      Springwell (Peareth Hall Road-Victoria Terrace, Peareth Hall Road)      "
      Springwell (Springwell Village, Springwell Lane)      "
      Springwell (Springwell Road-Bowes Railway, Springwell Road)      "
      Springwell Estate (Springwell Rd-Springwell Tce, Springwell Road)      "
      Springwell Estate (Springwell Rd-Felldyke School, Springwell Road)      "
Wrekenton        " 41   
      Wrekenton (Springwell Road-Social Club, Sprinwell Road)      "
      Wrekenton (High Street - Springwell Road, High Street)      "
      Wrekenton (High Street-Moss Side, Old Durham Road)      "
Beacon Lough        " 40   
      Beacon Lough (Old Durham Road-Aspenlaw, Old Durham Road)      "
      Beacon Lough (Old Durham Road-Beacon Lough Road, Old Durham Road)      "
Gateshead, Queen Elizabeth Hospital        " 33   
      Sheriff Hill (Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Old Durham Road)      "
Carr Hill        " 32   
      Carr Hill (Sheriff Highway-Kells Lane, OLD DURHAM ROAD)      "
      Carr Hill (Old Durham Road-Sheriff Hill, OLD DURHAM ROAD)      "
      Carr Hill (Old Durham Road-Shotley Gardens, Old Durham Road)      "
Deckham        " 24   
      Deckham (Old Durham Road-Valley Drive, Old Durham Road)      "
      Deckham (Old Durham Road-Holyoake Gardens, Old Durham Road)      "
Shipcote        " 36   
      Shipcote (Old Durham Road-South Street, OLD DURHAM ROAD)      "
Gateshead        " 131   
      Gateshead (Old Durham Road-Cemetery Road, Old Durham Road)      "
      Gateshead (High Street)      "
      Gateshead (Jackson Street)      "
      Gateshead (Gateshead Interchange, West Street)      "
      Gateshead (Hills Street, HILLS STREET)      "
Newcastle upon Tyne        " 422 Express coaches Trains Walks
      Newcastle upon Tyne (Monument Market Street, Market Street)      "
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  At least 14 miles long, in a North West direction.

This service only operates in the direction shown 
There may be related services that provide return journeys.
Monday to FridaySaturdaySunday
Forward-53 journeys
Reverse-No Service
Forward-every 20 minutes
Reverse-No Service
Forward-every 30 minutes
Reverse-No Service
Google Earth view for bus service bus travel between Sunderland and Newcastle upon Tyne
Online timetable for this bus service
The following other services follow part of, or all of, this route:
          56A   Sunderland to Washington   Details Unknown   Gateshead   
          56   Hylton Castle to Sunderland   Only this direction, Sat (1 trip)   Gateshead   
          56   Concord to Newcastle upon Tyne   Early Mornings, this way only, Mon to Fri (1 trip)   Gateshead   
          56   Concord to Sunderland    Mon to Fri (3 trips)   Gateshead   
          56   Newcastle upon Tyne to Sunderland   Only this direction, Mon to Fri (55 trips) Sat (39 trips) Sun (31 trips)   Gateshead   
          56   Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne   Early Mornings, this way only, Mon to Fri (1 trip) Sun (1 trip)   Gateshead   
DetailsThe latest information about this bus service (on 21 Jul 2020) came from the Traveline North East website.
The timetable for this service appears to have started on 1 Jun 2020 and is scheduled to finish on 22 Dec 2020.
The online timetable link goes to the homepage of a site, for an explanation click here and read the 'Links' section.
The 'Online Map' link above also contains links to a Google Earth view of this service.



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