The Beacon of Light is easy to get to, whether you’re travelling by car or using public transport.
By Car – The Beacon’s postcode (for Sat Nav) is SR5 1SN.
Travelling from either North or South, Sunderland is serviced by two major routes – A1 and A19. From the A1(M), Northbound or Southbound, exit at junction 62 and take the A690 (signposted Sunderland). Join the A19 Northbound and follow the signposts for Stadium of Light.
Upon entering Stadium Park, customers are asked to use the Green Park (adjacent to Sunderland AFC’s ticket office). The Beacon of Light is a short walk past the Sunderland Aquatic Centre.
Sunderland is serviced by the Tyne and Wear Metro railway system, connecting the city to Newcastle East Coast mainline and Newcastle International Airport. Trains run approximately every 10 minutes with the Stadium of Light and St Peter’s stations (the closest of the two) just a few minutes walk away.
Timetables and travel information are available from:
There are regular bus services directly to and from the Stadium of Light. Timetables and travel information are available from:
Traveline: 0871 200 22 33