Sunderland to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Sunderland to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£72

Average

£127

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.

Cross Country
06:46Sunderland5h02 11:48Birmingham
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£721One-way
Cross Country
10:30Sunderland5h21 15:51Birmingham
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£741One-way
Cross Country
11:30Sunderland4h36 16:06Birmingham
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£1411One-way
Cross Country
10:02Sunderland4h04 14:06Birmingham
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£1441One-way
Cross Country
08:40Sunderland5h11 13:51Birmingham
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£1451One-way

Train schedule Sunderland to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 June
Cross Country
06:46Sunderland5h02 11:48Birmingham
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Cross Country
07:40Sunderland4h26 12:06Birmingham
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Cross Country
08:32Sunderland4h34 13:06Birmingham
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Cross Country
08:40Sunderland5h11 13:51Birmingham
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Cross Country
09:05Sunderland5h44 14:49Birmingham
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Cross Country
10:02Sunderland4h04 14:06Birmingham
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Cross Country
10:30Sunderland5h21 15:51Birmingham
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Cross Country
11:30Sunderland4h36 16:06Birmingham
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Fastest train times from Sunderland to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 4 m

Average

4 h 52 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

272 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Sunderland for Birmingham every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
10:02Sunderland4h04 14:06Birmingham
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£1441One-way
Cross Country
07:40Sunderland4h26 12:06Birmingham
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£1451One-way
Cross Country
08:32Sunderland4h34 13:06Birmingham
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£1481One-way
Cross Country
11:30Sunderland4h36 16:06Birmingham
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£1411One-way
Cross Country
06:46Sunderland5h02 11:48Birmingham
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£721One-way

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Overview: Train from Sunderland to Birmingham

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£129 (€144)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Sunderland to Birmingham cover the 168 miles (271 km) long route taking on average 3 h 31 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £129, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £72. Travellers depart most frequently from Sunderland and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Sunderland to Birmingham

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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.

Book your CrossCountry Sunderland to Birmingham train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Sunderland to Birmingham routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Sunderland and Birmingham is 168 miles (271 km), and the best price for a one-way Sunderland - Birmingham CrossCountry train ticket starts at £72 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Sunderland to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 2 min
  • Average Price: £72
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Sunderland to Birmingham

Travel by train 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
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Sunderland to Birmingham to cost as little as £72  in the next 7 days.
The Sunderland to Birmingham train ticket price is on average £129  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Sunderland and Birmingham via train to be approximately 168 miles (271 km).
The Sunderland to Birmingham train duration is on average 3 h 31 min, which is to be expected when travelling 168 miles (271 km) from Sunderland to Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Some of the Sunderland train stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Birmingham include Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Sunderland   and arriving in Birmingham New Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sunderland, which is located around 0.2 miles (319 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

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.
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Sunderland to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Sunderland to Birmingham leaves at 04: 39. The last train departing from Sunderland to Birmingham leaves at 18: 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.
If you book Sunderland to Birmingham train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £129. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Sunderland to Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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.
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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

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