Leeds to Sunderland by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Leeds to Sunderland by train
Fast trains from Leeds to Sunderland take around 1 hour and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 124 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leeds and Sunderland.
1. Are there direct trains from Leeds to Sunderland?
Journeys between Leeds and Sunderland usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 69 departures on the route from Leeds 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 70 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leeds to Sunderland?
The Leeds to Sunderland train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leeds to Sunderland train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Sunderland is usually scheduled to depart Leeds around 04:15 and the last train is around 00:14.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leeds around 04:28, and the last at 23:53.
What's the Leeds to Sunderland train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Leeds to Sunderland are $16.65, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $16, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Leeds 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 Leeds to Sunderland by train.
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Which train companies operate between Leeds and Sunderland?
More than one train company operates on the route from Leeds to Sunderland, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- 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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