Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Sunderland (North East England) to Cardiff (East Wales). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.
The train duration to get to Cardiff from Sunderland will change depending if the train is direct or with stops. There are 248 miles between the 2 cities.
Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to check the latest available offers.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Sunderland to Cardiff by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
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. Purchasing your train from Sunderland to Cardiff in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.
We found tickets available from £77 when booking your ticket 7 days in advance which is 50% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Sunderland and Cardiff by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Cardiff to Sunderland and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The most efficient way to pay less on your Sunderland Cardiff train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.
When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Sunderland to Cardiff? Grab your calculator, taking into account:
A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)
B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average fare for a Sunderland Cardiff ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.
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 Sunderland to Cardiff (one way journey).
Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £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|
|Sunderland to Cardiff 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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