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Cheap train tickets from Sunderland to London

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Grand Central Trains
08:53AM3h38
Sunderland station (SUN)
12:31PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$961One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:09AM3h39
Sunderland station (SUN)
12:48PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$1291One-way
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
09:32AM4h09
Sunderland station (SUN)
01:41PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$1291One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Sunderland to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24
Grand Central Trains
08:53AM3h38
Sunderland station (SUN)
12:31PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:09AM3h39
Sunderland station (SUN)
12:48PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
09:32AM4h09
Sunderland station (SUN)
01:41PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Sunderland to London

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Fastest Journey

3 h 38 m

Average

3 h 48 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

387 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Sunderland for London every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Grand Central Trains
08:53AM3h38
Sunderland station (SUN)
12:31PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$961One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:09AM3h39
Sunderland station (SUN)
12:48PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$1291One-way
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
09:32AM4h09
Sunderland station (SUN)
01:41PMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
$1291One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Sunderland to London

distanceDistance239 miles (386 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$101 (€88)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGrand Central Trains, East Coast, Lumo or CrossCountry

Trains from Sunderland to London cover the 239 miles (386 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like Grand Central Trains, East Coast, Lumo or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $54 (€47), but the average price of train tickets is $101 (€88). Travelers depart most frequently from Sunderland and arrive in London Waterloo.

Train providers: Grand Central Trains, East Coast and Lumo from Sunderland to London trains

Travel between Sunderland and London from $54 (€47) with Omio’s train partners Grand Central Trains, East Coast and Lumo! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Sunderland and London. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Sunderland to London train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h
  • Cheapest Price: $121

Train tickets from Sunderland to London: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 42 €
2 weeks earlier 33 €27%
3 weeks earlier 32 €31%
1 month before 32 €31%
2 months earlier 29 €45%
3 months earlier 20 €110.%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Sunderland - London 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 31% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Sunderland - London with 2 months in advance you save up to about 45% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 110%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from Sunderland to London

FAQs: Travel by train from Sunderland to London 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 London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Sunderland to London can start from as little as $54 (€47) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Sunderland to London is $101 (€88); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Sunderland to London is on average 3 h 17 min   for the 239 mile (386 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to London from Sunderland by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Sunderland to London leaves at 4: 39 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Sunderland to London leaves at 8: 29 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Sunderland to London without having to change trains with Grand Central Trains or East Coast. There are 6 direct trains from Sunderland to London each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Sunderland to London train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Grand Central Trains, East Coast, Lumo or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Sunderland to London to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 29 PM.

When departing from Sunderland, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street. When arriving in London, you can end your route in train stations like London Waterloo, London Euston and London St Pancras International.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sunderland, which is located around 0.1 miles (205 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Waterloo, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to London from Sunderland is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 17 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Sunderland to London by train is May.
You have options as you can travel to London from Sunderland 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Sunderland and London

Sunderland
London
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 journey to London from Sunderland.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit 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
The major train station for arrivals in London is London Kings Cross. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Kings Cross for your journey to London from Sunderland.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A

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