How to get from Edinburgh to Sunderland

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Travel Information to Sunderland from Edinburgh

distanceDistance101 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £27
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £27 • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 101 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train 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 £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train 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.

You can travel to Sunderland from Edinburgh 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Edinburgh to Sunderland is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to Sunderland:

A coach is generally £16 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £27 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, going by coach can take 3 h 5 min   on average.

The Edinburgh to Sunderland distance is approximately 101 miles.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Sunderland is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Edinburgh and Sunderland as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Sunderland:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Edinburgh to Sunderland depart from Edinburgh Waverley to Sunderland.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Sunderland, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Sunderland by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Edinburgh to Sunderland tickets on Omio for £11.
  • London North Eastern Railway can get you to Sunderland by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to Sunderland for £27 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Edinburgh to Sunderland with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct coach per day to take to Sunderland with Flixbus.
  • You'll find direct train services to Sunderland with with around direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Sunderland tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh to Sunderland don't make Sunderland their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your Edinburgh and Sunderland trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Sunderland to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £11 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £27 one way on average.

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

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