Cheap train tickets from London to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for 30 Jan

Cheapest

£74

Average

£148

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.

The average ticket from London to Sunderland will cost around £ 148 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 74.

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09:50London Kings Cross3h19 13:09Sunderland
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£741One-way
18:22London Kings Cross3h29 21:51Sunderland
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£841One-way
10:00London Kings Cross4h50 14:50Sunderland
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£1161One-way
14:00London Kings Cross4h50 18:50Sunderland
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£1251One-way
17:00London Kings Cross4h50 21:50Sunderland
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£1251One-way

Train schedule London to Sunderland

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09:50London Kings Cross3h19 13:09Sunderland
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10:00London Kings Cross4h50 14:50Sunderland
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10:00London Kings Cross4h30 14:30Sunderland
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11:00London Kings Cross4h28 15:28Sunderland
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11:00London Kings Cross4h50 15:50Sunderland
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12:00London Kings Cross4h28 16:28Sunderland
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13:00London Kings Cross4h50 17:50Sunderland
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14:00London Kings Cross4h50 18:50Sunderland
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14:00London Kings Cross4h29 18:29Sunderland
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15:00London Kings Cross4h29 19:29Sunderland
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15:00London Kings Cross4h50 19:50Sunderland
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16:00London Kings Cross4h50 20:50Sunderland
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16:00London Kings Cross4h29 20:29Sunderland
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17:00London Kings Cross4h50 21:50Sunderland
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18:00London Kings Cross3h51 21:51Sunderland
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18:00London Kings Cross4h30 22:30Sunderland
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18:22London Kings Cross3h29 21:51Sunderland
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Sun
30 Jan
£74Grand Central Trains
£11Flixbus
£198British Airways
Mon
31 Jan
£19Grand Central Trains
£11Flixbus
£89Loganair
Tue
1 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£14National Express
£219Loganair
Wed
2 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£14Megabus
£89British Airways
Thu
3 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£10Flixbus
£53British Airways
Sat
5 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£11Flixbus
£84British Airways
Sun
6 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£11Flixbus
£41British Airways
Mon
7 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£10Flixbus
£43British Airways
Thu
10 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£11Flixbus
£43British Airways
Fri
11 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£14Megabus
£56British Airways
Sat
12 Feb
£43London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£78British Airways
Sun
13 Feb
£73Grand Central Trains
£13National Express
£39British Airways
Mon
14 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£14Megabus
£57British Airways
Tue
15 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£14Megabus
£53British Airways
Wed
16 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£14Megabus
£88Loganair
Thu
17 Feb
£31Grand Central Trains
£12National Express
£47British Airways
Fri
18 Feb
£19Grand Central Trains
£14Megabus
£46British Airways

Fastest train times from London to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for 30 Jan

Fastest Journey

3 h 19 m

Average

4 h 27 m

Trains per day

17

Distance

387 km

Of the 17 trains that leave London for Sunderland every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 387 km distance in an average of 4 h 27 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 19 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:50London Kings Cross3h19 13:09Sunderland
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£741One-way
18:22London Kings Cross3h29 21:51Sunderland
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£841One-way
18:00London Kings Cross3h51 21:51Sunderland
1 changes
£1871One-way
11:00London Kings Cross4h28 15:28Sunderland
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£1681One-way
12:00London Kings Cross4h28 16:28Sunderland
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£1681One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Sunderland

distanceDistance239 miles (386 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGrand Central Trains or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from London to Sunderland cover the 239 miles (386 km) long route taking on average 3 h 33 min with our travel partners like Grand Central Trains or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £40, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £19. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Sunderland.

Trains from London to Sunderland

The best route between these two cities is the Grand Central Railway service departing from Kings Cross. This is a punctual and efficient service which typically takes 3.5 hours from London to Sunderland. Trains leave hourly during the day but less frequently in the evenings and at the weekend. The first direct train on a weekday morning is around 09.00 a.m. with the last train at night departing just after 08.00 p.m.

 

Which train companies go from London to Sunderland?

Grand Central Trains as well as Virgin Trains services both run direct from London Kings Cross to Sunderland station.

How long is the train from London to Sunderland?

The average journey time for trains running from London to Sunderland is about 3.5 hours. This can vary depending on if travellers have to change trains and what time of day they are travelling.

When are the first and last trains of the day from London to Sunderland?

The first direct service from London to Sunderland is just after 8am, the last direct service of the day is about 8pm. Travellers can also get from London to Sunderland earlier or later by choosing to change trains part way through the journey, although this takes considerably longer.

Where do trains from London to Sunderland depart from and arrive to?

All direct services from London depart from Kings Cross station, trains arrive into the main Sunderland Station.

Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Sunderland.
FAQs

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

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Sunderland from London for as little as £19  in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from London to Sunderland cost on average?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Sunderland train price to come in at an average of £40  one way.

What is the distance by train from London to Sunderland?

The distance between London and Sunderland by train is approximately 239 miles (386 km).

How long is the train between London and Sunderland?

On average the London to Sunderland train time is 3 h 33 min  covering the 239 miles (386 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station in London goes to Sunderland? Which train station do I come into Sunderland from London?

When taking the train from London to Sunderland, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your route can end in train stations such as Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Sunderland.

Where is the train station in London to go to Sunderland? Where is the train station in Sunderland located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Sunderland and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (116 m) from the train station to the city centre in Sunderland.

What train providers offer a service from London to Sunderland?

For the best London to Sunderland train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Grand Central Trains or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Sunderland from London to compare what amenities they may offer.

Is there a direct train between London and Sunderland?

Yes, there are 4 direct trains per day from London to Sunderland with Grand Central Trains, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.

How many trains per day are there between London and Sunderland?

The average number of trains departing London for Sunderland is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

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

You can take the first train from London to Sunderland at 08: 00   or take the last train from London to Sunderland leaving at 15: 06. Look for the latest London Sunderland train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How early should I book London to Sunderland train tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from London to Sunderland is on average £40 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Sunderland from London available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Sunderland
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Sunderland.
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Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139