How to get from Sunderland to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Sunderland to Edinburgh

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £63
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £63 • 2 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 101 miles (163 km) by coach or train to Edinburgh from Sunderland. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. 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 from Sunderland to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sunderland to Edinburgh

Travel 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.

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Edinburgh from Sunderland. You can take a coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £10.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is about £53 less than a train, which costs on average £63 for this route.

The fastest way from Sunderland to Edinburgh is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 4 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh from Sunderland can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 10 min.

The distance from Sunderland to Edinburgh is approximately 101 miles (163 km).

The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

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

  • Coaches from Sunderland to Edinburgh most often leave from Sunderland, Interchange and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Sunderland at Sunderland and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can travel by coach to Edinburgh from Sunderland with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Sunderland to Edinburgh tickets for £10 on Omio.
  • You can travel between Sunderland and Edinburgh by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £63 with London North Eastern Railway from Sunderland to Edinburgh.

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Edinburgh with Flixbus.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Sunderland to Edinburgh often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Sunderland and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £10 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £63 one way on average.

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

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