Hope Street Xchange is easily accessible from Sunderland City Centre. As part of the University of Sunderland’s City Campus, we are located on Hope Street and St Michael’s Way, just over the road from the Sunderland Empire theatre.
A number of buses operate in the Sunderland area, including the Sunderland Connect service which frequently serves Sunderland’s main attractions and destinations. Work out your best route using this handy journey planner from Go North East.
The University of Sunderland car park serves Hope Street Xchange. Please follow all signs to the City Campus.
Visitor car parking can be booked in advance. Contact us to enquire about pre-booking a parking space for your visit.
Sunderland train station has regular connections to London and Newcastle. A typical journey to London with Grand Central takes approximately 3 hours 30 minutes. You can also easily reach us by Metro, a light railway service that runs across Tyne and Wear. Our closest stations are ‘University’ and ‘Park Lane’.
Newcastle International is our closest airport. Newcastle International has a Metro station, making the Metro the easiest way to travel to and from the airport from Sunderland. A typical journey from Newcastle International Airport to Sunderland takes 51 minutes.