Birmingham to Sunderland train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for Dec 06

Cheapest

80

Average

120

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Sunderland is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
09:03AMBirmingham3h58 01:01PMSunderland
0 transfers
801One-way
Cross Country
08:03AMBirmingham3h58 12:01PMSunderland
0 transfers
1591One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to Sunderland

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Cross Country
08:03AMBirmingham3h58 12:01PMSunderland
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Cross Country
09:03AMBirmingham3h58 01:01PMSunderland
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Sunderland

Showing times and prices for Dec 06

Fastest Journey

3 h 58 m

Average

3 h 58 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

272 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Birmingham for Sunderland every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
09:03AMBirmingham3h58 01:01PMSunderland
0 transfers
801One-way
Cross Country
08:03AMBirmingham3h58 12:01PMSunderland
0 transfers
1591One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Sunderland

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$148 (€133)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Sunderland cover the 168 miles (271 km) long route taking on average 3 h 58 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $148 (€133), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $71 (€64). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Sunderland.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Birmingham to Sunderland trains

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets from Birmingham to Sunderland from $71 (€64) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

CrossCountry

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

Book your CrossCountry Birmingham to Sunderland train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Birmingham to Sunderland 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 Birmingham and Sunderland is 168 miles (271 km), and the best price for a one-way Birmingham - Sunderland CrossCountry train ticket starts at $71 (€64) 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 traveling by train. Waiting in a line 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!

Birmingham to Sunderland train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 3 min
  • Average Price: $71
  • CrossCountry frequency: 13 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Sunderland

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Sunderland 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 Birmingham to Sunderland.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Birmingham to Sunderland to cost as little as $71 (€64)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Sunderland train price to come in at an average of $148 (€133)  one way.
The Birmingham to Sunderland train distance is approximately 168 miles (271 km).
On average the Birmingham to Sunderland train travel time is 3 h 58 min  for the 168 miles (271 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your route from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. In Sunderland you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Sunderland.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Birmingham New Street, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Sunderland, is located 0.2 miles (319 m) away from the city center of Sunderland.

If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Sunderland, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Sunderland. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Birmingham to Sunderland route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Sunderland is 13 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Birmingham to Sunderland leaves at 9: 03 AM. The last train departing from Birmingham to Sunderland leaves at 9: 03 AM. You can find the latest Birmingham to Sunderland train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a train ticket from Birmingham to Sunderland within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $148 (€133) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Birmingham to Sunderland are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Sunderland

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Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Sunderland.
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Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transit options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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