Public transport directions
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Sunderland is well connected with public transport:
Metro light railway
The Nexus Metro is a light railway service that runs across Tyne and Wear.
A typical Metro journey from the City Campus to the Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's takes 5 minutes. A typical Metro journey from Newcastle to Sunderland takes 25 minutes.
The two closest stops to the University of Sunderland are 'St Peter's', for The Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's, and 'University' for City Campus. Download the Metro map (.pdf).
A number of buses operate in the Sunderland area, including the Sunderland Connect service within the city, which is free for University of Sunderland students and staff.
Newcastle Airport is the closest international airport. Newcastle Airport has a Metro station, making the Metro the easiest way to travel to and from the airport from Sunderland. A typical journey from the airport to Sunderland takes 51 minutes.