Trains from Sheffield to Sunderland

Sheffield to Sunderland train information

Sheffield Sunderland train map

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Arrival Sunderland, England
Departure Sheffield, England
Distance 105 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Sheffield (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to Sunderland (North East England). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • There are 105 miles between Sheffield to Sunderland. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Sunderland from Sheffield, and it’s also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to check the latest available offers.

Best prices for Sheffield to Sunderland train tickets

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Sheffield - Sunderland prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Sheffield 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.

Sheffield - Sunderland: the best time to book cheap trains

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Sheffield to Sunderland in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £25 when purchasing your train 7 days in advance which is 22% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Sheffield to Sunderland trains

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

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Discount Sheffield - Sunderland train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Sheffield Sunderland train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

How much can I save with a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Sheffield 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 Sheffield Sunderland ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(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/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Sheffield to Sunderland (one way trip).

How much does a railcard cost?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Sheffield 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