Sunderland to Hull by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 49m
  • Distance
    146 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    51
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 18m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Sunderland to Hull by train

Fast trains from Sunderland to Hull take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 146 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Hull.

1. Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Hull?

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

We usually find around 50 departures on the route from Sunderland to Hull 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 58 departures.

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

The Sunderland to Hull train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hull is usually scheduled to depart Sunderland around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sunderland around 06:17, and the last at 21:17.

When to book Sunderland to Hull 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 Sunderland to Hull by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Hull?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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.