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Barnsley to Sunderland by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    23:52
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 50m
  • Distance
    150 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Barnsley to Sunderland by train

Fast trains from Barnsley to Sunderland take around 2 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 150 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barnsley and Sunderland.

1. Are there direct trains from Barnsley to Sunderland?

Journeys between Barnsley and Sunderland usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Barnsley to Sunderland every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 40 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Barnsley to Sunderland?

The Barnsley to Sunderland train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Barnsley to Sunderland train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Sunderland is usually scheduled to depart Barnsley around 06:10 and the last train is around 23:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barnsley around 06:34, and the last at 23:06.

When to book Barnsley to Sunderland train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barnsley to Sunderland by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barnsley and Sunderland?

More than one train company operates on the route from Barnsley to Sunderland, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Tyne And Wear Metro

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Sunderland to Barnsley by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.