Carlisle to Sunderland by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 46m
  • Distance
    99 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlisle to Sunderland by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Sunderland take around 1 hour and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 99 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Sunderland.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Sunderland?

Direct trains from Carlisle to Sunderland have been found.

We usually find around 7 direct trains on the route from Carlisle to Sunderland every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

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

The Carlisle to Sunderland train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Sunderland is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:44 and the last train is around 21:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 08:03, and the last at 21:07.

When to book Carlisle 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 Carlisle to Sunderland by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Sunderland?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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

Sunderland to Carlisle by train

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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.