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Duration 5h 39m
Distance 180.6 miles
Average price £98
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Sunderland and Shotton takes 5h 39m and the fastest train takes 4h 24m. The train service runs several times per day from Sunderland to Shotton. 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. Newton-le-Willows
  3. Shotton
5h 38m
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£68 - £152

Sunderland to Shotton train times

Trains run every four hours between Sunderland and Shotton. The earliest departure is at 08:32 in the morning, and the last departure from Sunderland is at 18:32 which arrives into Shotton at 08:03. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 39m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunderland to Shotton. However, there are services departing from Sunderland and arriving at Shotton via Newcastle and Newton-le-Willows. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 38m.

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The distance between Sunderland and Shotton is 136 miles. The road distance is 180.6 miles.

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Sunderland to Shotton train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Newcastle station.

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Sunderland to Shotton train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Shotton station.

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