The cheapest trains from Sunderland to York

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£19

Average

£24

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 York will cost around £ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 19.

Cheapest
10:02Sunderland1h45 11:47York
1 changes
£191One-way
09:40Sunderland1h51 11:31York
1 changes
£211One-way
09:10Sunderland1h45 10:55York
1 changes
£211One-way
10:47Sunderland1h42 12:29York
1 changes
£211One-way
09:30Sunderland1h32 11:02York
0 changes
£221One-way

Timetable Sunderland to York

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 17 Oct
08:40Sunderland1h52 10:32York
0 changes
09:10Sunderland1h45 10:55York
0 changes
09:30Sunderland1h32 11:02York
0 changes
09:40Sunderland1h51 11:31York
0 changes
10:02Sunderland1h45 11:47York
0 changes
10:30Sunderland1h25 11:55York
0 changes
10:47Sunderland1h42 12:29York
0 changes
11:02Sunderland1h35 12:37York
0 changes
11:30Sunderland1h24 12:54York
0 changes

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
16 Oct
£22Grand Central Trains
£18National Express
Sun
17 Oct
£19First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
Tue
19 Oct
£12Grand Central Trains
£16National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£21London North Eastern Railway
£16National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£12Grand Central Trains
£16National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£19First Transpennine Express
£17National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£12Grand Central Trains
£16National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£21London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£21London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£22Grand Central Trains
£17National Express

The fastest trains from Sunderland to York

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 24 m

Average

1 h 39 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

107 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Sunderland for York every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 107 km distance in an average of 1 h 39 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 24 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 52 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:30Sunderland1h24 12:54York
1 changes
£271One-way
10:30Sunderland1h25 11:55York
1 changes
£271One-way
09:30Sunderland1h32 11:02York
0 changes
£221One-way
11:02Sunderland1h35 12:37York
1 changes
£301One-way
10:47Sunderland1h42 12:29York
1 changes
£211One-way

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Train Information between Sunderland and York

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGrand Central Trains, First Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway or Northern Rail

Trains from Sunderland to York cover the 66 miles (107 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 25 min with our travel partners like Grand Central Trains, First Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Sunderland and arrive in York.

Trains from Sunderland to York 

There are over 50 trains between Sunderland and York each day, with an average journey time of around 1.5 hours. On weekdays and weekends, services directly or have one change.

Sunderland to York train times: Daily departures

There are dozens of trains from Sunderland to York daily, with as many as six trains per hour between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. The first train of the day generally leaves at around 5:40 a.m., with trains then departing throughout the day until the last service leaves just before midnight.

How long is the journey by train from Sunderland to York?

The fastest journey runs directly with no stops and lasts around 1 hour and 20 minutes. Longer services with one change can take up to 2 hours. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Sunderland to York?

Departure train station: The train from Sunderland to York departs from Sunderland Station in the centre of Sunderland, just a couple of minutes' walk from many of the main shopping centres and restaurants. Buses and trains connect the station with the suburbs and with Newcastle to the north. There are shops, toilets, and cash machines at Sunderland Station.

Arrival train station: Trains from Sunderland arrive at York Station, which is close to the city centre and around 6 minutes' walk from the high street. You can also take a bus from outside the station. York Station has a taxi rank, toilets, shops, and cafés. 

Which train companies travel from Sunderland to York?

CrossCountry, First TransPennine Express, Grand Central Trains, and LNER all provide trains from Sunderland to York. The fastest service is provided by LNER, and LNER and Grand Central Trains are the only providers to run direct trains.

CrossCountry Sunderland to York

CrossCountry provides at least one train from Sunderland to York every hour during the day. There's one change in Newcastle, and the journey usually lasts for 1 hour and 40 minutes.

First TransPennine Express Sunderland to York

First TransPennine Express usually operates one train per hour, with a change in Newcastle. Most daytime journeys take around 1 hour and 40 minutes, and in the evening, they may take 2.5 hours.

Grand Central Trains Sunderland to York

Grand Central Trains only offers a few services during the day and none in the evening. All of its trains from Sunderland to York run directly, with a journey time of around 1 hour and 40 minutes.

London North Eastern Railway Sunderland to York

London North Eastern Railway, or LNER, operates around two services per hour between Sunderland and York. Some trains run directly and take 1 hour and 20 minutes, while others have one change and take 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Sunderland to York trains: Services on board

CrossCountry, First TransPennine Express, Grand Central Trains, and LNER all allow pets on board, as long as they are on a lead or kept in a small cage or crate. Most carriers have a policy of 1-2 animals per person only. All of the train providers allow passengers to bring at least one suitcase and one piece of hand luggage. If travellers have an extra-large item, they may be asked to store it safely in the designated luggage area. If they bring a bike and it's not a folding model, they will need to make a reservation before they travel to ensure there's room on the chosen train. When boarding the train, travellers will need to store their bike in the appropriate area until they disembark. Passengers can bring a pram or pushchair as long as it folds up, and it will need to be stored in the luggage area.

CrossCountry, First TransPennine Express, Grand Central Trains, and LNER all have first-class carriages on their trains, with extra amenities such as more legroom, complimentary drinks, and free WiFi.

All of the train companies listed welcome disabled passengers. If passengers are disabled and require assistance, they can reserve help with the train company's disability assistance program at least 48 hours before travel. It's also a good idea to arrive at the station with plenty of time to spare before the train leaves.

How to find cheap train tickets from Sunderland to York

If booking a train from Sunderland to York, it's easy to save money by booking tickets in advance. Passengers can also get a great deal if they're flexible with travel dates and choose a service with a longer journey time.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Sunderland to York cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Sunderland to York for the next 7 days starting from £12  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Sunderland to York on average?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Sunderland to York train prices are on average £17  one way.
What is the distance between Sunderland and York by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to York from Sunderland via train to be approximately 66 miles (107 km).
How long does it take from Sunderland to York by train?
On average the train from Sunderland to York duration is 1 h 25 min  for the 66 miles (107 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Sunderland goes to York? Which train station do I come into York from Sunderland?

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Sunderland and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at York and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in York.

Which train providers can take me between Sunderland and York?
When taking a train from Sunderland to York, you can count on Grand Central Trains, First Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway or Northern Rail for the best way to get you to York. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Sunderland to York and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there between Sunderland and York a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Sunderland to York. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Sunderland to York? When is the last train from Sunderland to York?
The first train from Sunderland to York leaves at 07: 12   and the last train for this leaves at 08: 30. Omio shows you the latest train from Sunderland to York times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I purchase Sunderland York train tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase Sunderland to York train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £17. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Sunderland and York. 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
York
The major railway station for departures from Sunderland is Sunderland. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Sunderland for your trip to York from Sunderland.