Trains from Sunderland to Birmingham

Sunderland to Birmingham train information

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Train duration 3h58m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure Sunderland, England
Distance 169 Miles

The journey from Sunderland, situated in England and Birmingham, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

On average, the journey takes approximately 3h58m by train covering a distance of 169 miles to get to Birmingham from Sunderland. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.

Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.

Best prices for Sunderland to Birmingham train tickets

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Sunderland - Birmingham prices calendar

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

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Sunderland - Birmingham: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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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. Buying your train from Sunderland to Birmingham in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £44 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 37% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Sunderland to Birmingham trains

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

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National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Sunderland Birmingham train ticket.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Sunderland to Birmingham cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Birmingham to Sunderland, the card will have paid for itself.

The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for an entire 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
Sunderland to Birmingham 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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