Milton Keynes to Sunderland by train

  • First train
    04:30
  • Last train
    00:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 34m
  • Distance
    322 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 24m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Milton Keynes to Sunderland by train

Fast trains from Milton Keynes to Sunderland take around 4 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 322 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Milton Keynes and Sunderland.

1. Are there direct trains from Milton Keynes to Sunderland?

Journeys between Milton Keynes and Sunderland usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Milton Keynes 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 47 departures.

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

The Milton Keynes to Sunderland train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Sunderland is usually scheduled to depart Milton Keynes around 04:30 and the last train is around 00:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Milton Keynes around 04:35, and the last at 23:06.

When to book Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes to Sunderland by train.

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Which train companies operate between Milton Keynes and Sunderland?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London Midland
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Tyne And Wear Metro
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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.