Trains from London to Sunderland

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London to Sunderland train information

London Sunderland train map

Train duration 3h40m
Arrival Sunderland, England
Departure London, England
Distance 240 Miles
Train operators Grand Central
Lowest train price from £16.40
Average train price £80.00
  • There are many rail companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting London in England to Sunderland in England are run by Grand Central.
  • On average, it takes normally 3h40m by train to cover the 240 miles to go to Sunderland from London. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.
  • Based on our data, the lowest price to travel in the next 30 days is £16.40. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for London to Sunderland train tickets

from £16.40 MORE 4h02m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.00 MORE 7h44m
from £6.25 MORE 6h41m

London - Sunderland prices calendar

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

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Megabus£20

OUIBUS--

National Express£23

Loco2£68

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Megabus£20

OUIBUS--

National Express£18

Loco2--

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

Train times London to Sunderland

When are the next trains to Sunderland?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
London Kings Cross
18:23
Sunderland
21:51
3h28m Grand Central
Tomorrow
London Kings Cross
08:06
Sunderland
11:40
3h34m Grand Central
London Kings Cross
12:57
Sunderland
16:38
3h41m Grand Central
London Kings Cross
19:27
Sunderland
22:52
3h25m Grand Central

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 3 trains from London to Sunderland are running today and 3 tomorrow. The first London Sunderland train is at 09:55 while the last train is at 18:23. The first and last departure hours may be different on each day of the week and there may be less trains during weekends or bank holidays. Train companies can as well increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

London - Sunderland: the best time to book cheap trains

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

90

60

£34

30

£48

15

£43

7

£45

3

£48

1

£64

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from London to Sunderland in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £34 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 48% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for London to Sunderland trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
London
Kings Cross
Sunderland
£29.00 31/05/2019 22:00 7 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Sunderland
£48.50 27/05/2019 22:00 7 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Sunderland
£51.50 31/05/2019 08:06 Grand Central 7 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Sunderland
£55.50 31/05/2019 12:57 Grand Central 7 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Sunderland
£68.00 26/05/2019 18:23 Grand Central 2 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Sunderland
£68.00 26/05/2019 18:23 Grand Central 4 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

London Sunderland train

Discount London - Sunderland train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your London Sunderland train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from London to Sunderland? Grab your calculator, considering:

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

    B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average fare for a London Sunderland ticket (i.e.: £79.82)(1)

    Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£79.82 = 1.1. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from London to Sunderland (one way trip).

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

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
London to Sunderland train £79.82 £53.21 £26.61 1.11

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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