Duration 3h 54m
Distance 201.1 miles
Average price £92
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Birmingham and Sunderland takes 3h 54m and the fastest train takes 3h 19m. There is an hourly train service from Birmingham to Sunderland. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 3h 48m

  1. Birmingham New Street
  2. Sunderland
3h 48m
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£69 - £108

Birmingham to Sunderland train times

Trains run hourly between Birmingham and Sunderland. The earliest departure is at 18:03 in the evening, and the last departure from Birmingham is at 19:28 which arrives into Sunderland at 22:47. All services require a transfer at Newcastle and take an average of 3h 54m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Sunderland via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 48m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Sunderland is 170 miles. The road distance is 201.1 miles.

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Birmingham to Sunderland train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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Birmingham to Sunderland train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newcastle station.

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What companies run services between Birmingham and Sunderland?

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Sunderland hourly. Tickets cost £65 - £110 and the journey takes 3h 13m.
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