Trains from Sunderland to Sheffield

Sunderland to Sheffield train information

Sunderland Sheffield train map

Train duration 2h45m
Arrival Sheffield, England
Departure Sunderland, England
Distance 106 Miles

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Sunderland (North East England) to Sheffield (Yorkshire and the Humber England). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Sheffield from Sunderland. The average journey duration between Sunderland to Sheffield is 2h45m to travel the 106 miles.

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

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The Prices for train tickets Sunderland to Sheffield tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 7 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £18 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £50 for your trip. Thus, you will save 65% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 7 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data 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 Sheffield trains

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

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The easiest way to spend less on your Sunderland Sheffield train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain 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.

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

  • The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a complete 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 Sheffield 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