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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Sunderland

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFirst Transpennine Express

Trains from Liverpool to Sunderland cover the 121 miles (195 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 7 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £51, but the average price of train tickets is £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Sunderland.

Travel Tips: Trains from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Sunderland.

How much do cheap train tickets to Sunderland from Liverpool cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Sunderland from Liverpool for as low as £51  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Liverpool to Sunderland on average?

The Liverpool to Sunderland train ticket price is on average £51  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.

What is the distance between Liverpool and Sunderland via train?

The distance from Liverpool to Sunderland by train is approximately 121 miles (195 km).

What is the average Liverpool to Sunderland train duration?

On average the Liverpool to Sunderland train time is 4 h 7 min  covering the 121 miles (195 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station from Liverpool to Sunderland do I depart from? Which Sunderland train station from Liverpool do I arrive in?

When departing from Liverpool, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway. When arriving in Sunderland, you can end your trip in train stations like Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street.

Omio customers book a train from Liverpool Lime Street   to Sunderland   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Liverpool located? Where is the arrival train station in Sunderland located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0.2 miles (346 m) from the city centre of Liverpool.

The most popular arrival train station, Sunderland, is located 0.1 miles (116 m) away from the city centre of Sunderland.

What train providers offer a service between Liverpool and Sunderland?

When taking a train from Liverpool to Sunderland, you can count on First Transpennine Express for the best way to get you to Sunderland. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Liverpool and Sunderland and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services per day are there between Liverpool and Sunderland?

The average number of trains departing Liverpool for Sunderland is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Liverpool to Sunderland? When is the last train from Liverpool to Sunderland?

If you prefer early morning trains from Liverpool to Sunderland, the first train leaves at 10: 54. If you prefer late night trains from Liverpool to Sunderland, the last train of the day leaves at 11: 54. Omio shows you the latest train from Liverpool to Sunderland times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

When should I book Liverpool Sunderland train tickets to score the best deals?

You can find a train between Liverpool and Sunderland to cost on average £51 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Liverpool to Sunderland train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool Lime Street is the most popular Liverpool 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 Liverpool for your journey to Sunderland.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern