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Birmingham to Sunderland by train
Fastest journey3hr 44m
Trains per day30
Avg. journey time6hr 6m
Travelling from Birmingham to Sunderland by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Sunderland take around 3 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 272 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Sunderland.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Sunderland?
Journeys between Birmingham and Sunderland usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Birmingham 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 39 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Sunderland?
The Birmingham to Sunderland train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Sunderland train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Sunderland is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:00 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:57, and the last at 22:31.
What's the Birmingham to Sunderland train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Sunderland are $79.27, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $79, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Sunderland by train.
Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Sunderland?
More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Sunderland, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Nexus (Tyne & Wear Metro)
- Northern Rail
- Tyne And Wear Metro
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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