Sunderland to Dundee by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 17m
  • Distance
    199 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sunderland to Dundee by train

Fast trains from Sunderland to Dundee take around 3 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 199 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Dundee.

1. Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Dundee?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Sunderland to Dundee 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 26 departures.

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

The Sunderland to Dundee train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Dundee is usually scheduled to depart Sunderland around 05:40 and the last train is around 20:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sunderland around 07:02, and the last at 23:57.

When to book Sunderland to Dundee 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 Dundee by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Dundee?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • 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.