Doncaster to Sunderland by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    23:52
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 52m
  • Distance
    155 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    45
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 23m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Doncaster to Sunderland by train

Fast trains from Doncaster to Sunderland take around 1 hour and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 155 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Doncaster and Sunderland.

1. Are there direct trains from Doncaster to Sunderland?

Journeys between Doncaster and Sunderland usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Doncaster to Sunderland every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 55 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Doncaster to Sunderland?

The Doncaster to Sunderland train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Doncaster to Sunderland train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Sunderland is usually scheduled to depart Doncaster around 06:15 and the last train is around 23:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Doncaster around 06:10, and the last at 00:15.

When to book Doncaster to Sunderland train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Doncaster to Sunderland by train.

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Which train companies operate between Doncaster and Sunderland?

More than one train company operates on the route from Doncaster to Sunderland, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Tyne And Wear Metro

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.