Trains from Sunderland to Manchester

Sunderland to Manchester train information

Sunderland Manchester train map

Train duration 3h08m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Sunderland, England
Distance 104 Miles

Which operators can I use?

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train from Sunderland (North East England) to Manchester (North West England). The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.

How far is it by train?

Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to Manchester from Sunderland. The average journey time from Sunderland to Manchester is 3h08m to cover the 104 miles.

How much does it costs?

Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to see the latest available offers.

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Sunderland - Manchester prices calendar

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

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Sunderland - Manchester: 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 Manchester in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £20 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 59% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Sunderland to Manchester trains

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

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Discount Sunderland - Manchester train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want 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 make great savings for your Sunderland Manchester train ticket.

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 Manchester? 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 Manchester 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 Manchester (one way journey).

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
Sunderland to Manchester 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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