Birmingham to Sunderland train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for 17 Aug

Cheapest

£136

Average

£139

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
07:03Birmingham New Street3h58 11:01Sunderland
1 change
£1361One-way
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08:03Birmingham New Street3h58 12:01Sunderland
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£1361One-way
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06:03Birmingham New Street3h58 10:01Sunderland
1 change
£1361One-way
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06:30Birmingham New Street4h03 10:33Sunderland
1 change
£1361One-way
10:03Birmingham New Street3h58 14:01Sunderland
1 change
£1431One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Sunderland

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 August
06:03Birmingham New Street3h58 10:01Sunderland
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06:30Birmingham New Street4h03 10:33Sunderland
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07:03Birmingham New Street3h58 11:01Sunderland
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08:03Birmingham New Street3h58 12:01Sunderland
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09:03Birmingham New Street3h58 13:01Sunderland
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10:03Birmingham New Street3h58 14:01Sunderland
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for 17 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 58 m

Average

3 h 58 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

272 km

It's difficult to get from Birmingham to Sunderland without changing at least once.

Fastest
07:03Birmingham New Street3h58 11:01Sunderland
1 change
£1361One-way
Fastest
10:03Birmingham New Street3h58 14:01Sunderland
1 change
£1431One-way
Fastest
08:03Birmingham New Street3h58 12:01Sunderland
1 change
£1361One-way
Fastest
09:03Birmingham New Street3h58 13:01Sunderland
1 change
£1431One-way
Fastest
06:03Birmingham New Street3h58 10:01Sunderland
1 change
£1361One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Sunderland

distanceDistance168 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£136 (€155)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Sunderland cover the 168 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 58 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £110, but the average price of train tickets is £136. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Sunderland.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Sunderland

For as little as £110 you can travel by train to Sunderland from Birmingham with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Sunderland from Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets to Sunderland from Birmingham, check out Omio! With one-way Birmingham to Sunderland train ticket prices starting as low as £110 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Sunderland from Birmingham by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 168 miles (271 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets to Sunderland from Birmingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Sunderland from Birmingham on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Sunderland train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 51 min
  • Average Price: £110
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Sunderland

Travel by train to Sunderland easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Sunderland.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Birmingham to Sunderland for some dates and times for as low as £110  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Sunderland from Birmingham is £136  one way.
The Birmingham to Sunderland train distance is approximately 168 miles.
The Birmingham to Sunderland train duration is on average 3 h 58 min, which is to be expected when travelling 168 miles from Birmingham to Sunderland. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your route from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. When arriving in Sunderland, you can end your route in train stations like Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street.

Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Sunderland   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Sunderland, located 0.2 miles (319 m) away from the city centre.

Take the Birmingham to Sunderland train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Birmingham and Sunderland as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Sunderland is 14 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Birmingham to Sunderland leaves at 04: 58. The last train departing from Birmingham to Sunderland leaves at 18: 03. You can find the latest Birmingham to Sunderland train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find a train from Birmingham to Sunderland to cost on average £136 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Sunderland train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Sunderland
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Sunderland.
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Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transport options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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