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Sunderland to Skegness by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:57
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 30m
  • Distance
    226 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 40m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sunderland to Skegness by train

Fast trains from Sunderland to Skegness take around 4 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 226 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Skegness.

1. Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Skegness?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Sunderland to Skegness 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 28 departures.

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

The Sunderland to Skegness train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Skegness 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 05:53, and the last at 23:57.

When to book Sunderland to Skegness 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 Skegness by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Skegness?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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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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.