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Sunderland to Crewe by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    22:29
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 45m
  • Distance
    214 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sunderland to Crewe by train

Fast trains from Sunderland to Crewe take around 3 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 214 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Crewe.

1. Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Crewe?

Journeys between Sunderland and Crewe usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Sunderland to Crewe every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

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

The Sunderland to Crewe train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Crewe is usually scheduled to depart Sunderland around 05:40 and the last train is around 22:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sunderland around 07:02, and the last at 21:28.

When to book Sunderland to Crewe 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 Crewe by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Crewe?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Tyne And Wear Metro
  • Virgin 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.