Sunderland to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 28m
  • Distance
    318 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 6m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sunderland to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Sunderland to Cambridge take around 3 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 318 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Cambridge?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Sunderland to Cambridge 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 43 departures.

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

The Sunderland to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge 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 06:16, and the last at 23:57.

When to book Sunderland to Cambridge 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 Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Cambridge?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Thameslink
  • 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.