London to Sunderland train

Cheap train tickets from London to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Cheapest

£76

Average

£94

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.

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08:27London Kings Cross3h37 12:04Sunderland
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£761One-way
08:30London Kings Cross4h01 12:31Sunderland
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£1111One-way

Train schedule London to Sunderland

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08:27London Kings Cross3h37 12:04Sunderland
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08:30London Kings Cross4h01 12:31Sunderland
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Fastest train times from London to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 37 m

Average

3 h 49 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

387 km

Of the 2 trains that leave London for Sunderland every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:27London Kings Cross3h37 12:04Sunderland
0 changes
£761One-way
08:30London Kings Cross4h01 12:31Sunderland
2 changes
£1111One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Sunderland

distanceDistance239 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price£81 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency20 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains

Trains from London to Sunderland cover the 239 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 32 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. Normally, there are 20 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £50, but the average price of train tickets is £81. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Sunderland.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Grand Central Trains trains London to Sunderland

Buy your official CrossCountry and Grand Central Trains train tickets from London to Sunderland from £50 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy route from London to Sunderland with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes to Sunderland from London as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry London to Sunderland train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from London to Sunderland on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 239 miles (386 km) route to Sunderland from London with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

    Omio helps you find the perfect London - Sunderland train with Grand Central Trains. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train between London and Sunderland, Omio shows you Grand Central Trains current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming London to Sunderland route. You can expect to travel around 239 miles (386 km) to Sunderland from London on a train with Grand Central Trains. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Grand Central Trains tickets from London to Sunderland starting as low as £50 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Grand Central Trains!

    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
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between London and Sunderland for as little as £50  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Sunderland train to cost on average £81  one way.
    The train distance from London to Sunderland is around 239 miles.
    The train time from London to Sunderland is on average 3 h 32 min  for the 239 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Sunderland by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. 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 London Victoria   to Sunderland   most frequently for this route.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Sunderland, called Sunderland, is located around 0.2 miles (319 m) away from its city centre.

    For the best London to Sunderland train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from London to Sunderland to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are 6 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 purchase your train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing London for Sunderland is 20 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first London to Sunderland train departs at 04: 45   and the last train from London to Sunderland leaves at 19: 00. Check out the most up-to-date London to Sunderland train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you book a train ticket to Sunderland from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £81 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from London to Sunderland are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    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 Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    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
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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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
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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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
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    Public transport options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transport options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transport options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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