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Duration 5h 52m
Distance 213.6 miles
Average price £211
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Sunderland and Northampton takes 5h 52m and the fastest train takes 4h 27m. There is a train service every few hours from Sunderland to Northampton. 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. Newcastle
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Northampton
5h 3m
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£110 - £367

Sunderland to Northampton train times

Trains run hourly between Sunderland and Northampton. The earliest departure is at 07:12 in the morning, and the last departure from Sunderland is at 18:30 which arrives into Northampton at 09:35. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunderland to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Sunderland and arriving at Northampton via Newcastle and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 3m.

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The distance between Sunderland and Northampton is 186 miles. The road distance is 213.6 miles.

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Sunderland to Northampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Newcastle station.

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Sunderland to Northampton train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Northampton station.

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