Sunderland to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Sunderland to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 10 Aug

Cheapest

£48

Average

£55

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.

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09:01Sunderland3h37 12:38Manchester Victoria
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£481One-way
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09:00Sunderland3h08 12:08Manchester Victoria
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£481One-way
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08:00Sunderland3h08 11:08Manchester Victoria
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£481One-way
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08:01Sunderland3h37 11:38Manchester Victoria
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£481One-way
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08:32Sunderland3h36 12:08Manchester Victoria
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£481One-way

Train schedule Sunderland to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 10 August
08:00Sunderland3h08 11:08Manchester Victoria
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08:01Sunderland3h37 11:38Manchester Victoria
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08:12Sunderland3h26 11:38Manchester Victoria
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08:32Sunderland3h36 12:08Manchester Victoria
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09:00Sunderland3h08 12:08Manchester Victoria
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09:01Sunderland3h37 12:38Manchester Victoria
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Fastest train times from Sunderland to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 10 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 8 m

Average

3 h 25 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

168 km

It's difficult to get from Sunderland to Manchester without changing at least once.

Fastest
09:00Sunderland3h08 12:08Manchester Victoria
1 change
£481One-way
Fastest
08:00Sunderland3h08 11:08Manchester Victoria
1 change
£481One-way
08:12Sunderland3h26 11:38Manchester Victoria
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£901One-way
08:32Sunderland3h36 12:08Manchester Victoria
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£481One-way
09:01Sunderland3h37 12:38Manchester Victoria
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£481One-way

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Overview: Train from Sunderland to Manchester

distanceDistance104 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£55 (€63)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCross Country, Northern Rail, Grand Central Trains, London North Eastern Railway or Transpennine Express

Trains from Sunderland to Manchester cover the 104 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 8 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Northern Rail, Grand Central Trains, London North Eastern Railway or Transpennine Express. There are direct train 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 £55. Travellers depart most frequently from Sunderland and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Grand Central Trains and Northern Rail (3) trains Sunderland to Manchester

Buy your official CrossCountry, Grand Central Trains and Northern Rail (3) train tickets to Manchester from Sunderland from £34 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern 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. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to Manchester from Sunderland. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

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

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 8 a day

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey to Manchester from Sunderland with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Sunderland to Manchester as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Sunderland to Manchester train ticket available today. 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 rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Sunderland to Manchester on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 104 miles (167 km) trip between Sunderland and Manchester with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

    One of the best ways to travel between Sunderland and Manchester is by taking a train with Grand Central Trains. Omio helps you find the ideal Grand Central Trains train between Sunderland and Manchester by showing you Grand Central Trains current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Sunderland to Manchester trip. You can expect to travel 104 miles (167 km) from Sunderland to Manchester on a train with Grand Central Trains. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Manchester from Sunderland, you can check straight away if the Grand Central Trains ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Grand Central Trains train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Sunderland to Manchester!

    Grand Central Trains from Sunderland to Manchester train information:

    • Average Duration: 1 h 33 min
    • Grand Central Trains frequency: 4 a day

    Travel Tips: Trains from Sunderland to Manchester

    Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Sunderland and Manchester to cost as little as £34  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Sunderland to Manchester train to cost on average £55  one way.
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Sunderland and Manchester via train to be approximately 104 miles.
    While the time it takes to travel 104 miles from Sunderland to Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Sunderland to Manchester is on average 3 h 8 min.

    When taking the train from Sunderland to Manchester, you can choose to depart from train stations like Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street. Your trip can end in train stations such as Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Sunderland   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Sunderland, located approximately 0.2 miles (319 m) from the city centre of Sunderland. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.6 miles (954 m) away from its city centre.

    If you're looking for trains from Sunderland to Manchester, you can rely on Cross Country, Northern Rail, Grand Central Trains, London North Eastern Railway or Transpennine Express to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Sunderland to Manchester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    You can take the first train from Sunderland to Manchester at 04: 50   or take the last train from Sunderland to Manchester leaving at 19: 29. Look for the latest Sunderland Manchester train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    If you purchase Sunderland to Manchester train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £55. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Sunderland and Manchester. 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
    Manchester
    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 Manchester.
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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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