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Sunderland to Birmingham by train
Fastest journey3hr 31m
Trains per day44
Avg. journey time3hr 59m
Travelling from Sunderland to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Sunderland to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 272 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Birmingham?
Journeys between Sunderland and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Sunderland to Birmingham 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 49 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sunderland to Birmingham?
The Sunderland to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sunderland to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Sunderland around 05:40 and the last train is around 19:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sunderland around 06:42, and the last at 19:02.
What's the Sunderland to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Sunderland to Birmingham are $39.03.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $55, 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 Sunderland to Birmingham 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 Birmingham by train.
Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Sunderland to Birmingham, 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
- Northern Rail
- Tyne And Wear Metro
- 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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