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Reading to Sunderland by train
Fastest journey4hr 36m
Trains per day43
Avg. journey time5hr 23m
Travelling from Reading to Sunderland by train
Fast trains from Reading to Sunderland take around 4 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 385 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Sunderland.
1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Sunderland?
Journeys between Reading and Sunderland usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Reading 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 66 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Sunderland?
The Reading to Sunderland train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Reading to Sunderland train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Sunderland is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 04:41 and the last train is around 21:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 07:00, and the last at 21:41.
When to book Reading 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 Reading to Sunderland by train.
Which train companies operate between Reading and Sunderland?
More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Sunderland, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First Great Western
- Grand Central Railway
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- South West Trains
- 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.
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