Sunderland to Sheffield by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Sunderland to Sheffield by train
Fast trains from Sunderland to Sheffield take around 2 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 170 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Sheffield.
1. Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Sheffield?
Journeys between Sunderland and Sheffield usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Sunderland to Sheffield 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 42 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sunderland to Sheffield?
The Sunderland to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sunderland to Sheffield train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield 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 05:52, and the last at 23:57.
What's the Sunderland to Sheffield train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Sunderland to Sheffield are $19.08.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $25 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $37. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Sunderland to Sheffield 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 Sheffield by train.
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Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Sheffield?
More than one train company operates on the route from Sunderland to Sheffield, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- 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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