On a typical weekday there are 29 scheduled rail journeys between Rochdale and Sunderland, with 0 of them being direct trains. There are also a further 29 possible journeys which require a change.
The distance by rail from Rochdale to Sunderland is approximately 94 miles (152 kilometres). The average train journey takes about 4hrs 23 mins.
London North Eastern Railway and CrossCountry and Northern Rail and First TransPennine Express and Grand Central are the main train operating companies running services between Rochdale and Sunderland.
There are 9 possible routes with the shortest and most direct being Rochdale to Sunderland. The fastest journey time on this route takes 3hrs 30 mins.