Trains to Sunderland | Tickets & Train Times

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How to Get to Sunderland by Train

Sunderland Station is conveniently situated in the city centre of Sunderland, North East England. Northern Rail provides an off-peak service of one train per hour between Sunderland and Newcastle in both directions. Grand Central has services to and from Sunderland from London Kings Cross via Hartlepool, Eaglescliffe, Northallerton, Thirsk and York. The station also has a metropolitan service to other stations in the city. Buses are available from just outside the station, as are taxi cabs.


Sunderland is young, vibrant city with exciting nightlife. There are fantastic bars, music venues, cultural events and nightclubs to enjoy. The city also has many great museums where visitors can learn more about the city's past as a major ship building and coal mining town. Tunstall Hills is an area of open space in the city that should not be missed. It is the perfect place for hiking and climbing. The area is also the site of a local nature reserve. Sunderland also has a famous football stadium known as the Stadium of Light and you can enjoy premier league football matches at the stadium if you are a football fan. If not, this beautiful stadium is worth checking out regardless. Just outside of the city you will find some of the UK's finest beaches, which are perfect for a hot summers day even though the water may be freezing! Sunderland also has superb restaurants serving local traditional cuisine as well as food from around the world.


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