How to get from Glasgow to Sunderland

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Sunderland

distanceDistance130 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £85
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £85 • 3 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Transpennine Express

Travel 130 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Glasgow to Sunderland. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Sunderland.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Sunderland.

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

The cheapest way from Glasgow to Sunderland is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £27 compared to other travel options to Sunderland:

A coach is £5 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Glasgow to Sunderland costing on average £32.

A coach journey is usually £58 less than a journey to Sunderland by train, which costs on average £85 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Glasgow to Sunderland is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 1 min.

Other travel options between Glasgow and Sunderland can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Sunderland by coach can take on average 4 h 20 min.

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Sunderland is approximately 130 miles away from Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Sunderland is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 17 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Glasgow 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 for travellers from Glasgow to Sunderland:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and tend to arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
  • Trains mostly leave from Glasgow Central and tend to arrive in Sunderland.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Sunderland tickets on Omio for £27.
  • Travel with Transpennine Express for trains to Sunderland. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Transpennine Express Glasgow to Sunderland tickets on Omio for £85.
Your journey from Glasgow to Sunderland doesn't have to end in Sunderland. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Edinburgh to your Glasgow to Sunderland trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Sunderland today!

Before travelling from Glasgow to Sunderland, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £27 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £32 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £85 one way.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Sunderland tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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