Manchester to Sunderland train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Cheapest

£45

Average

£53

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.

Transpennine Express
07:45Manchester3h12 10:57Sunderland
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£451One-way
Transpennine Express
05:15Manchester3h16 08:31Sunderland
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£471One-way
Transpennine Express
10:40Manchester3h17 13:57Sunderland
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£471One-way
Transpennine Express
05:13Manchester3h18 08:31Sunderland
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£481One-way
Transpennine Express
09:15Manchester3h16 12:31Sunderland
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£481One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Sunderland

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 12 August
Transpennine Express
05:13Manchester3h18 08:31Sunderland
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Transpennine Express
05:15Manchester3h16 08:31Sunderland
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Cross Country
07:25Manchester3h36 11:01Sunderland
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Transpennine Express
07:45Manchester3h12 10:57Sunderland
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Transpennine Express
09:15Manchester3h16 12:31Sunderland
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Transpennine Express
10:40Manchester3h17 13:57Sunderland
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Transpennine Express
14:45Manchester3h20 18:05Sunderland
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 12 m

Average

3 h 19 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

168 km

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

Transpennine Express
07:45Manchester3h12 10:57Sunderland
0 changes
£451One-way
Transpennine Express
05:15Manchester3h16 08:31Sunderland
0 changes
£471One-way
Transpennine Express
09:15Manchester3h16 12:31Sunderland
0 changes
£481One-way
Transpennine Express
10:40Manchester3h17 13:57Sunderland
0 changes
£471One-way
Transpennine Express
05:13Manchester3h18 08:31Sunderland
0 changes
£481One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Sunderland

distanceDistance104 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Manchester to Sunderland cover the 104 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 1 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £34, but the average price of train tickets is £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Sunderland.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains Manchester to Sunderland

First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains will get you to Sunderland from Manchester from £34. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Northern Rail (3) from Manchester to Sunderland train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 25 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 2 a day

Find cheap tickets for First TransPennine Express 3 trains to Sunderland from Manchester on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Manchester to Sunderland train timetable from First TransPennine Express 3, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 104 miles (167 km) journey from Manchester to Sunderland, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Manchester and Sunderland in the Omio app, you can check to see if the First TransPennine Express 3 trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the First TransPennine Express 3 train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Sunderland from Manchester and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Manchester and Sunderland with First TransPennine Express 3!

Train information from Manchester to Sunderland with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 21 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 15 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Sunderland.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Sunderland from Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £34  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Manchester to Sunderland train prices are on average £46  one way.
You should expect to travel around 104 miles  to Sunderland from Manchester by train.
The train time to Sunderland from Manchester is on average 3 h 1 min  for the 104 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Sunderland by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Manchester train stations to Sunderland you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Sunderland include Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Sunderland.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city centre of Manchester. 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 Manchester to Sunderland train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Sunderland from Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Sunderland is 17 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
If you prefer early morning trains from Manchester to Sunderland, the first train leaves at 04: 35. If you prefer late night trains from Manchester to Sunderland, the last train of the day leaves at 19: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Sunderland times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets from Manchester to Sunderland within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £46 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Sunderland a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Sunderland
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Sunderland.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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Public transport options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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