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Sunderland to Reading by train
Fastest journey4hr 30m
Trains per day34
Avg. journey time5hr 17m
Travelling from Sunderland to Reading by train
Fast trains from Sunderland to Reading take around 4 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 385 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Reading?
Journeys between Sunderland and Reading usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Sunderland to Reading 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 34 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sunderland to Reading?
The Sunderland to Reading train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sunderland to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Reading 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 05:52, and the last at 23:57.
When to book Sunderland to Reading 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 Reading by train.
Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Reading?
More than one train company operates on the route from Sunderland to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- South West Trains
- TransPennine Express
- 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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