The cheapest trains from Sunderland to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 28 Nov

Cheapest

£71

Average

£84

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.

The average ticket from Sunderland to Manchester will cost around £ 84 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 71.

Cheapest
12:32Sunderland3h40 16:12Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£711One-way
09:32Sunderland3h37 13:09Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£871One-way
10:31Sunderland3h38 14:09Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£871One-way
12:32Sunderland3h06 15:38Manchester Victoria
2 changes
£871One-way
11:34Sunderland3h36 15:10Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£871One-way

Timetable Sunderland to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 28 Nov
09:32Sunderland3h37 13:09Manchester Victoria
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10:31Sunderland3h38 14:09Manchester Victoria
0 changes
11:34Sunderland3h36 15:10Manchester Victoria
0 changes
12:32Sunderland3h40 16:12Manchester Victoria
0 changes
12:32Sunderland3h06 15:38Manchester Victoria
0 changes

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
27 Nov
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£17Megabus
Sun
28 Nov
£71First Transpennine Express
£17Megabus
Mon
29 Nov
£71First Transpennine Express
£17National Express
Tue
30 Nov
£45First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Wed
1 Dec
£46First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Thu
2 Dec
£46First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Fri
3 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£17Megabus
Sat
4 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Sun
5 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Mon
6 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Tue
7 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£46First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£32First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Sun
12 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Mon
13 Dec
£38First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Tue
14 Dec
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£7National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£23First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£39First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£46First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus

The fastest trains from Sunderland to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 28 Nov

Fastest Journey

3 h 6 m

Average

3 h 31 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

168 km

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

Fastest
12:32Sunderland3h06 15:38Manchester Victoria
2 changes
£871One-way
11:34Sunderland3h36 15:10Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£871One-way
09:32Sunderland3h37 13:09Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£871One-way
10:31Sunderland3h38 14:09Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£871One-way
12:32Sunderland3h40 16:12Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£711One-way

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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
What is the price of the cheapest train between Sunderland and Manchester?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Manchester from Sunderland for as little as £45  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Sunderland to Manchester on average?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Sunderland to Manchester train to cost on average £56  one way.
How far is it from Sunderland to Manchester by train?
You should expect to travel around 104 miles (167 km)  from Sunderland to Manchester by train.
How long does it take from Sunderland to Manchester by train?
On average the train from Sunderland to Manchester duration is 3 h 36 min  for the 104 miles (167 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Sunderland to Manchester train leave from? Which Manchester train station do I come into from Sunderland?

When taking a train from Sunderland, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street. When you arrive in Manchester, your train can arrive in train stations including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Sunderland   to Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the train station in Sunderland? Where is the train station in Manchester?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Sunderland, located approximately 0.1 miles (116 m) from the city centre of Sunderland. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Sunderland to Manchester?
For the route from Sunderland to Manchester you can take a train with First Transpennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Manchester from Sunderland on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Sunderland to Manchester to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket between Sunderland and Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £56 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Sunderland to Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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.