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Overview: Train from Sunderland to Birmingham

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£135 (€155)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Sunderland to Birmingham cover the 168 miles (271 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 56 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £135, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £135. Travellers depart most frequently from Sunderland and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry between Sunderland and Birmingham

For as little as £135 you can travel by train between Sunderland and Birmingham with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

CrossCountry

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

CrossCountry is one of the best options when travelling by train from Sunderland to Birmingham. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train timetables for the Sunderland - Birmingham journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Sunderland to Birmingham is around 168 miles (271 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at £135. As you check the latest Sunderland to Birmingham train timetable from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Birmingham safely. 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. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket from Sunderland to Birmingham so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Train information from Sunderland to Birmingham with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 48 min
  • Average Price: £135
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Sunderland to Birmingham are the following:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Sunderland to Birmingham

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains between Sunderland and Birmingham cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Birmingham from Sunderland to cost as little as £135  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Sunderland to Birmingham?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Sunderland to Birmingham train to cost on average £135  one way.

What is the distance by train from Sunderland to Birmingham?

The distance to Birmingham from Sunderland by train is approximately 168 miles (271 km).

How long is the train journey from Sunderland to Birmingham?

While the time it takes to travel 168 miles (271 km) between Sunderland and Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Sunderland to Birmingham is on average 3 h 56 min.

When travelling by train from Sunderland to Birmingham, which train station in Sunderland do I depart from and which train station in Birmingham do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Sunderland and Birmingham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street. Your trip can end in train stations such as Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Sunderland   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Where do I find the Sunderland train station to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Sunderland, located approximately 0.1 miles (116 m) from the city centre of Sunderland. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 0.2 miles (399 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Sunderland to Birmingham?

When taking a train from Sunderland to Birmingham, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Birmingham from Sunderland and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains per day are there between Sunderland and Birmingham?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Sunderland to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Sunderland to Birmingham? When is the last train from Sunderland to Birmingham?

The earliest train departing from Sunderland to Birmingham leaves at 08: 29. The last train departing from Sunderland to Birmingham leaves at 14: 30. You can find the latest Sunderland to Birmingham train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Sunderland to Birmingham to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Sunderland and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £135 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Sunderland to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Sunderland
Birmingham
Sunderland is the most popular Sunderland 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 Sunderland for your journey to Birmingham.