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Sunderland to Leicester by train
Fastest journey3hr 26m
Trains per day36
Avg. journey time5hr 17m
Travelling from Sunderland to Leicester by train
Fast trains from Sunderland to Leicester take around 3 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 254 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Leicester.
1. Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Leicester?
Journeys between Sunderland and Leicester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Sunderland to Leicester 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 42 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sunderland to Leicester?
The Sunderland to Leicester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sunderland to Leicester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Sunderland around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sunderland around 06:42, and the last at 21:17.
When to book Sunderland to Leicester 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 Leicester by train.
Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Leicester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Sunderland to Leicester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- 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.
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