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Duration 6h 38m
Distance 361.2 miles
Average price £287
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Sunderland takes 6h 38m and the fastest train takes 6h 22m. The train service runs several times per day from Exeter 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.


  1. Exeter St Davids
  2. Sunderland
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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Sunderland via Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Exeter and Sunderland is 304 miles. The road distance is 361.2 miles.

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Exeter to Sunderland train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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

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What companies run services between Exeter and Sunderland?

CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter St Davids to Newcastle every 2 hours. Tickets cost £160 - £390 and the journey takes 6h 3m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£160 - £390

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