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Bristol to Sunderland by train
Fastest journey5hr 16m
Trains per day28
Avg. journey time7hr 45m
Travelling from Bristol to Sunderland by train
Fast trains from Bristol to Sunderland take around 5 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 385 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Sunderland.
1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Sunderland?
Journeys between Bristol and Sunderland usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Bristol to Sunderland every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Sunderland?
The Bristol to Sunderland train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bristol to Sunderland train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Sunderland is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 04:45 and the last train is around 22:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:30, and the last at 22:30.
When to book Bristol 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 Bristol to Sunderland by train.
Which train companies operate between Bristol and Sunderland?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bristol to Sunderland, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- Tyne And Wear Metro
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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