Sunderland Rail Station to Merthyr Vale Rail Station - travel by train and rail

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Sunderland Rail Station to Merthyr Vale Rail Station

Leave at 20:29 and arrive at 08:52
Journey time 12:23
You will need to make 10 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Newcastle

  • Heworth Rail Station
  • Newcastle Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

MAJOR CHANGES TO NORTHERN SERVICES FROM MONDAY 23 MARCH: From Monday 23 March, a revised and reduced service will operate with no trains operating on some lines.

Change for London North Eastern Railway to York

  • Durham Rail Station
  • Darlington Rail Station
  • Northallerton Rail Station
  • York Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

CHANGES TO LNER SERVICES FROM MONDAY 23 MARCH: From Monday 23 March, a reduced service will operate, with some trains cancelled, and other trains terminating short of their usual destinations (connections will be available via other operators).

Change for First TransPennine Express to Manchester Airport

  • Garforth Rail Station
  • Leeds Rail Station
  • Huddersfield Rail Station
  • Stalybridge Rail Station
  • Manchester Victoria Rail Station
  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station
  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station
  • Manchester Airport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

CHANGES TO TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS SERVICES FROM MONDAY 23 MARCH: From Monday 23 March, a reduced service will operate.

Change for Walk to Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

  • Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus 212 to Birmingham, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station

  • Birmingham, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus 422 to Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Bus Station

  • Dudley, Dudley Bus Station
  • Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Bus Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wolverhampton Rail Station

  • Wolverhampton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Birmingham New Street

  • Birmingham New Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

CHANGES TO AVANTI WEST COAST SERVICES FROM MONDAY 23 MARCH: From Monday 23 March, and until further notice, there will be services to the following destinations: 1 train per hour from London to Manchester via Milton Keynes, Stoke-on-Trent, Macclesfield and Stockport. 1 train per hour from London to Wolverhampton calling at Milton Keynes, Rugby, Coventry, Birmingham International, Birmingham New Street, and Sandwell and Dudley. 1 train per hour from London to Glasgow calling at all regular stations including Oxenholme and Penrith and additionally at Crewe. A small number of trains will call at Lockerbie and Motherwell at key times. 1 train per hour from London to Liverpool calling at Watford, Stafford, Crewe and Runcorn. 1 train per day will run from Holyhead to Euston and return each day calling at Milton Keynes, Crewe, Chester and all Avanti West Coast calling points between Chester and Holyhead. 1 train per day will run from Euston to Chester and return each day calling at Milton Keynes and Crewe.

Change for Cross Country to Cardiff Central

  • Ashchurch for Tewkesbury Rail Station
  • Cheltenham Spa Rail Station
  • Gloucester Rail Station
  • Lydney Rail Station
  • Chepstow Rail Station
  • Caldicot Rail Station
  • Severn Tunnel Junction Rail Station
  • Newport (S Wales) Rail Station
  • Cardiff Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

CHANGES TO CROSSCOUNTRY SERVICES FROM MONDAY 6 APRIL: From Monday 6 April, a further revised and reduced service will operate. No CrossCountry services will operate between Plymouth and Penzance, or between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central / Dundee / Aberdeen.

Change for Transport for Wales to Merthyr Vale

  • Cardiff Queen Street Rail Station
  • Pontypridd Rail Station
  • Abercynon Rail Station
  • Quakers Yard Rail Station
  • Merthyr Vale Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

CHANGES TO TRANSPORT FOR WALES SERVICES FROM FRIDAY 20 MARCH: From Monday 23 March, a revised Sunday service will operate on all days of the week.

Sunderland Rail Station to Merthyr Vale Rail Station

Leave at 22:05 and arrive at 09:52
Journey time 11:47
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Hartlepool

  • Seaham Rail Station
  • Hartlepool Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

MAJOR CHANGES TO NORTHERN SERVICES FROM MONDAY 23 MARCH: From Monday 23 March, a revised and reduced service will operate with no trains operating on some lines.

Change for Walk to Hartlepool, Interchange

  • Hartlepool, Interchange

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus 436 to Heathrow Central Bus Station

  • Billingham, The Swan
  • Stockton, Stockton High Street South
  • Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough Bus Station
  • Doncaster, Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange
  • Milton Keynes, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Heathrow Central Bus Station

Travel disruption notes

CAROUSEL BUSES: From Sunday 29 March, Route 102 operates between High Wycombe and Uxbridge only, for connections to/from Heathrow Airport, please use London Buses Route A10.

Change for Walk to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Rail Station

  • Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

CAROUSEL BUSES: From Sunday 29 March, Route 102 operates between High Wycombe and Uxbridge only, for connections to/from Heathrow Airport, please use London Buses Route A10.

Change for Heathrow Express to London Paddington

  • London Paddington Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

CHANGES TO HEATHROW EXPRESS SERVICES FROM MONDAY 23 MARCH: From Monday 23 March, a reduced service will operate.

Change for Great Western Railway to Cardiff Central

  • Reading Rail Station
  • Swindon Rail Station
  • Bristol Parkway Rail Station
  • Newport (S Wales) Rail Station
  • Cardiff Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Merthyr Vale

  • Cardiff Queen Street Rail Station
  • Pontypridd Rail Station
  • Abercynon Rail Station
  • Quakers Yard Rail Station
  • Merthyr Vale Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

CHANGES TO TRANSPORT FOR WALES SERVICES FROM FRIDAY 20 MARCH: From Monday 23 March, a revised Sunday service will operate on all days of the week.

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Return journey: Merthyr Vale Rail Station to Sunderland Rail Station


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