Sunderland to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Sunderland to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
09:323h56
Sunderland
13:28Birmingham
£1171One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:324h34
Sunderland
15:06Birmingham
£1171One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:093h56
Sunderland
13:05Birmingham
£1221One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:563h32
Sunderland
11:28Birmingham
£1441One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
15:304h35
Sunderland
20:05Birmingham
£1521One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSunderland to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 26 June
Cross Country
09:323h56
Sunderland
13:28Birmingham
0 changes
Cross Country
15:304h35
Sunderland
20:05Birmingham
0 changes
Cross Country
07:563h32
Sunderland
11:28Birmingham
0 changes
Cross Country
10:324h34
Sunderland
15:06Birmingham
0 changes
Cross Country
09:093h56
Sunderland
13:05Birmingham
0 changes

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Train times from Sunderland to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 32 m

Average

4 h 6 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

272 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Sunderland for Birmingham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
07:563h32
Sunderland
11:28Birmingham
£1441One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:323h56
Sunderland
13:28Birmingham
£1171One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:093h56
Sunderland
13:05Birmingham
£1221One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:324h34
Sunderland
15:06Birmingham
£1171One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
15:304h35
Sunderland
20:05Birmingham
£1521One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Sunderland to Birmingham

distanceDistance168 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£136 (€153)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Sunderland to Birmingham cover the 168 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 31 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there is 1 train operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £136, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £63. Travellers depart most frequently from Sunderland and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains Sunderland to Birmingham

For as little as £63 you can travel by train to Birmingham from Sunderland with CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3). Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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

CrossCountry from Sunderland to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 31 min
  • Cheapest Price: £63

FAQs: Sunderland to Birmingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Sunderland to Birmingham 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 Sunderland to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Sunderland to Birmingham can start from as little as £63 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Sunderland to Birmingham is £135; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Sunderland to Birmingham train time is 3 h 31 min   covering the 168 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Sunderland to Birmingham leaves at 04: 39. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Sunderland to Birmingham leaves at 19: 08.
There is 1 train a day from Sunderland to Birmingham which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Sunderland to Birmingham train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Sunderland and Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 08.

When departing from Sunderland, you have various train station options to start your route from including Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sunderland, which is located around 0.1 miles (205 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Birmingham from Sunderland is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 31 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Sunderland to Birmingham by train is January.
You have options as you can travel from Sunderland to Birmingham 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Sunderland and Birmingham

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.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Sunderland
Onward travel information: Busline 0871 200 2233
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off in Fawcett Street, near to the Travel Centre entrance in Athenaeum Street, outside Wilkinsons.
Metro: Tyne and Wear metro station close to the station. 0191 203 3333
Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street

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