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from Edinburgh to Sunderland

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Sunderland

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £26
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £26 • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 101 miles (163 km) to Sunderland from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Sunderland.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Sunderland

Travel to Sunderland 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 Edinburgh to Sunderland.

How do you get from Edinburgh to Sunderland?

There are 2 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Sunderland including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Edinburgh to Sunderland?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Sunderland, which costs on average £12.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Sunderland:

A coach is generally £14 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £26 from Edinburgh to Sunderland.

What is the fastest way from Edinburgh to Sunderland?

The fastest way to get to Sunderland from Edinburgh is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 1 min.

There are alternative travel options to Sunderland that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 10 min   of travel time.

How far is Sunderland from Edinburgh?

The distance between Edinburgh and Sunderland is around 101 miles (163 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Edinburgh to Sunderland?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Sunderland is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Edinburgh to Sunderland as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Edinburgh? Where do I arrive in Sunderland?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Edinburgh to Sunderland:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
  • Trains mostly depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Sunderland.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Edinburgh to Sunderland?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Sunderland:

  • You can take a coach from Edinburgh to Sunderland with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £12 with Flixbus from Edinburgh to Sunderland.
  • You can travel by train from Edinburgh to Sunderland with London North Eastern Railway, and you can find London North Eastern Railway Edinburgh to Sunderland tickets for £26 on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Sunderland from Edinburgh?

Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Sunderland? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Sunderland usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Birmingham from Sunderland, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy my Edinburgh to Sunderland ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Sunderland from Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £12 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £26 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Sunderland from Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.