Sunderland fans on Wembley Way in 2014.

Sunderland at Wembley: Travel tips on getting to and from the Checkatrade Trophy final

Checking out your trip to Wembley for Sunderland's Checkatrade Trophy final against Portsmouth?

Here's a quick guide to some of your travel options over the weekend of the Sunday, March 31, clash. We'll update information and add new details as we get them. Please note prices may fluctuate.

As of March 6, the only direct Sunderland-London King's Cross Sunday train leaves at 9.23am and arrives at 12.41pm. Tickets cost 129.60 for an adult single or 215 for a day return.

1. Grand Central trains

As of March 6, the only direct Sunderland-London King's Cross Sunday train leaves at 9.23am and arrives at 12.41pm. Tickets cost 129.60 for an adult single or 215 for a day return.
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The only direct Grand Central train heading north after the game is the 6.22pm (arriving 9.51pm). Adult singles are again 129.60. An additional Saturday service south and Monday service north will run.

2. Grand Central trains

The only direct Grand Central train heading north after the game is the 6.22pm (arriving 9.51pm). Adult singles are again 129.60. An additional Saturday service south and Monday service north will run.
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Planning to travel from, erhm, Newcastle or Durham on the LNER East Coast line? The first Sunday service south leaves Newcastle at 7.54am and Durham at 8.08am, arriving at King's Cross at 10.54am.

3. LNER trains

Planning to travel from, erhm, Newcastle or Durham on the LNER East Coast line? The first Sunday service south leaves Newcastle at 7.54am and Durham at 8.08am, arriving at King's Cross at 10.54am.
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Additional trains south from Durham and Newcastle run roughly every half hour. The last realistic proposition to safely make kick-off would be the 10am Newcastle service, arriving London 12.53pm, which does not call at Durham.

4. LNER trains

Additional trains south from Durham and Newcastle run roughly every half hour. The last realistic proposition to safely make kick-off would be the 10am Newcastle service, arriving London 12.53pm, which does not call at Durham.
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