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Sunderland to Derby by train
Fastest journey2hr 55m
Trains per day41
Avg. journey time4hr 51m
Travelling from Sunderland to Derby by train
Fast trains from Sunderland to Derby take around 2 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 221 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Derby.
1. Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Derby?
Journeys between Sunderland and Derby usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Sunderland to Derby 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 41 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sunderland to Derby?
The Sunderland to Derby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sunderland to Derby train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Sunderland around 05:40 and the last train is around 00:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sunderland around 05:52, and the last at 23:57.
When to book Sunderland to Derby 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 Derby by train.
Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Derby?
More than one train company operates on the route from Sunderland to Derby, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- 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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