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Sunderland to Barnsley by train

  • First train
    06:14
  • Last train
    23:57
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 39m
  • Distance
    150 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sunderland to Barnsley by train

Fast trains from Sunderland to Barnsley take around 2 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 150 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Barnsley.

1. Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Barnsley?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Sunderland to Barnsley every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 28 departures.

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

The Sunderland to Barnsley train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Barnsley is usually scheduled to depart Sunderland around 06:14 and the last train is around 23:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sunderland around 05:52, and the last at 21:17.

When to book Sunderland to Barnsley 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 Sunderland to Barnsley by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Barnsley?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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.

Barnsley to Sunderland 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.