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.
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1 h 24 m
1 h 39 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||66 miles (107 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 25 min|
|Average train ticket price||£17 (€19)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Grand 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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, 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.
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.
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.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Sunderland to 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.
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