Trains from Sunderland to Darlington

Sunderland to Darlington train information

Sunderland Darlington train map

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Arrival Darlington, England
Departure Sunderland, England
Distance 27 Miles

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

The journey time to go to Darlington from Sunderland may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 27 miles between the two cities.

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

Best prices for Sunderland to Darlington train tickets

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Sunderland - Darlington prices calendar

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

Sunderland - Darlington: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Sunderland to Darlington are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 15 days in advance, you can find tickets from £10 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £12 for your train. Thus, you may save 12% on the price of your ticket by booking 15 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Sunderland to Darlington trains

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

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Discount Sunderland - Darlington train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Sunderland Darlington train ticket.

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Sunderland to Darlington? 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 Sunderland Darlington 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 Sunderland to Darlington (one way trip).

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