The cheapest trains from Sunderland to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 28 Nov

Cheapest

£35

Average

£55

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Sunderland to Edinburgh will cost around £ 55 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 35.

Cheapest
11:34Sunderland2h44 14:18Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£351One-way
Cheapest
13:33Sunderland2h23 15:56Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£351One-way
09:32Sunderland2h34 12:06Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£641One-way
10:31Sunderland2h00 12:31Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£641One-way
14:33Sunderland2h25 16:58Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£641One-way

Timetable Sunderland to Edinburgh

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09:32Sunderland2h34 12:06Edinburgh Waverley
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10:31Sunderland2h00 12:31Edinburgh Waverley
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11:34Sunderland2h44 14:18Edinburgh Waverley
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12:32Sunderland2h26 14:58Edinburgh Waverley
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13:33Sunderland2h23 15:56Edinburgh Waverley
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14:33Sunderland2h25 16:58Edinburgh Waverley
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Sat
27 Nov
£35London North Eastern Railway
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Sun
28 Nov
£35London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
Mon
29 Nov
£32London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
Tue
30 Nov
£24London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
Wed
1 Dec
£24London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
2 Dec
£24London North Eastern Railway
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Fri
3 Dec
£65London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
Sat
4 Dec
£40London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
Sun
5 Dec
£21London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
Mon
6 Dec
£27London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
£24London North Eastern Railway
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Wed
8 Dec
£24London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
9 Dec
£24London North Eastern Railway
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Fri
10 Dec
£32London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£35London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
Sun
12 Dec
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£26London North Eastern Railway
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Tue
14 Dec
£19London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
£19London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
16 Dec
£19London North Eastern Railway
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Fri
17 Dec
£32London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus

The fastest trains from Sunderland to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 28 Nov

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

2 h 25 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

163 km

It's difficult to get from Sunderland to Edinburgh without changing at least once.

Fastest
10:31Sunderland2h00 12:31Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£641One-way
13:33Sunderland2h23 15:56Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£351One-way
14:33Sunderland2h25 16:58Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£641One-way
12:32Sunderland2h26 14:58Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£641One-way
09:32Sunderland2h34 12:06Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£641One-way

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CrossCountry Sunderland – Edinburgh

Travel between Sunderland and Edinburgh from £24 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

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CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Sunderland and Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains from Sunderland to Edinburgh on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Sunderland to Edinburgh train timetable from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 101 miles (163 km) route between Sunderland and Edinburgh, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Edinburgh from Sunderland in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the CrossCountry train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Edinburgh from Sunderland and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Edinburgh from Sunderland with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Sunderland to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 56 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 4 a day

CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets between Sunderland and Edinburgh and when travelling by train:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Sunderland to Edinburgh
Travel by train to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Sunderland to Edinburgh.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains from Sunderland to Edinburgh?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Edinburgh from Sunderland for as little as £24  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Sunderland to Edinburgh?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Sunderland to Edinburgh train to cost on average £34  one way.
How far is it from Sunderland to Edinburgh by train?
You should expect to travel around 101 miles (163 km)  between Sunderland and Edinburgh by train.
What is the average Sunderland to Edinburgh train duration?
On average the Sunderland to Edinburgh train time is 2 h 30 min  covering the 101 miles (163 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Sunderland to Edinburgh train leave from? Which Edinburgh train station do I come into from Sunderland?

Some of the Sunderland train stations to Edinburgh you can start your journey from include Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Sunderland   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the departure train station in Sunderland located? Where is the arrival train station in Edinburgh located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Sunderland, is located 0.1 miles (116 m) from the city centre of Sunderland.

The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

Which train companies can get me from Sunderland to Edinburgh?
For the best Sunderland to Edinburgh train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Sunderland and Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there to Edinburgh from Sunderland a day?
The average number of trains departing Sunderland for Edinburgh is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Sunderland and Edinburgh for the best deals?
If you purchase Sunderland to Edinburgh train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £34. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Sunderland to Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Sunderland
Edinburgh
Sunderland is the most popular Sunderland railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Sunderland for your journey to Edinburgh.