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Cheap train tickets from London to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Sunderland is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Grand Central Trains
19:273h25
London
22:52Sunderland
£551One-way
0 changes
Grand Central Trains
11:273h22
London
14:49Sunderland
£791One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
19:003h52
London
22:52Sunderland
£811One-way
0 changes
Grand Central Trains
07:483h26
London
11:14Sunderland
£851One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:003h37
London
12:37Sunderland
£901One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon to Sunderland

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 20 April
London North Eastern Railway
09:003h37
London
12:37Sunderland
0 changes
Grand Central Trains
07:483h26
London
11:14Sunderland
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:325h05
London
14:37Sunderland
0 changes
Cross Country
15:025h05
London
20:07Sunderland
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
19:003h52
London
22:52Sunderland
0 changes

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Train times from London to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 22 m

Average

3 h 58 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

387 km

Of the 7 trains that leave London for Sunderland every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Grand Central Trains
11:273h22
London
14:49Sunderland
£791One-way
0 changes
Grand Central Trains
19:273h25
London
22:52Sunderland
£551One-way
0 changes
Grand Central Trains
07:483h26
London
11:14Sunderland
£851One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:003h37
London
12:37Sunderland
£901One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
19:003h52
London
22:52Sunderland
£811One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London to Sunderland

distanceDistance239 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£91 (€101)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGrand Central Trains, East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains

Trains from London to Sunderland cover the 239 miles long route taking on average 3 h 12 min with our travel partners like Grand Central Trains, East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £26, but the average price of train tickets is £91. Travellers depart most frequently from London Euston and arrive in Sunderland.

Train companies: Grand Central Trains, East Coast and Lumo trains London to Sunderland

Buy your official Grand Central Trains, East Coast and Lumo train tickets between London and Sunderland from £44 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

Grand Central Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the North East of England, Yorkshire and the East Midlands. Grand Central Trains offers a range of services, including express, semi-fast and stopping services. Express services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to three hours. Semi-fast services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to four hours. Stopping services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to five hours. Grand Central Trains offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Standard tickets are the most economical option, while First Class tickets offer more comfort and space. Advance tickets are available for purchase up to 12 weeks in advance and offer the best value for money. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Grand Central Trains are London to Bradford, London to Sunderland, London to York and London to Wakefield.

London to Sunderland train information with Grand Central Trains:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: £44
  • Grand Central Trains frequency: 4 a day

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.

FAQs: London to Sunderland train

FAQs: Travel by train from London 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
Cheap train tickets from London to Sunderland can start from as little as £26 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Sunderland is £91; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Sunderland train travel time is 3 h 12 min   for the 239 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Sunderland leaves at 05: 48. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Sunderland leaves at 20: 00.
There are 16 trains a day from London to Sunderland which require at least one change with Grand Central Trains, East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Sunderland. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from London to Sunderland.
For the journey from London to Sunderland you can take a train with Grand Central Trains, East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between London and Sunderland on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 00.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Euston, London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Sunderland, you can end your route in train stations like Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Euston, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Sunderland, located 0.1 miles (205 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from London to Sunderland is January.
You have options as you can travel between London and Sunderland 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Sunderland

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Sunderland
London Euston 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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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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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
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 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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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
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
Metro: N/A
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Phone Number
+44 3450774224
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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+44 3451652030
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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Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
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 London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transport options for Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
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 Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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