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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3 h 37 m
3 h 49 m
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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.
|Average train duration||3 h 32 min|
|Average train ticket price||£81 (€91)|
|Train frequency||20 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross 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.
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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!
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.
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.
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.
All direct services from London depart from Kings Cross station, trains arrive into the main Sunderland Station.
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.
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