Trains from Birmingham to Sunderland

Birmingham to Sunderland train information

Birmingham Sunderland train map

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Arrival Sunderland, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 169 Miles

Which operators can I use?

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Birmingham (West Midlands England) to Sunderland (North East England). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

How long is the train?

Travelling by train is a quick and easy option to cover the 169 miles from Birmingham to Sunderland.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Birmingham to Sunderland train tickets

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Birmingham - Sunderland prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Sunderland by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Birmingham - Sunderland: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Birmingham to Sunderland in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £47 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 46% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Birmingham to Sunderland trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Sunderland by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Sunderland to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Birmingham - Sunderland train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Birmingham Sunderland train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Birmingham to Sunderland? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Birmingham Sunderland ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Birmingham to Sunderland (one way trip).

The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a complete year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Sunderland train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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