How to get from Sunderland to Glasgow

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Travel Information between Sunderland and Glasgow

distanceDistance130 miles (210 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £41 • 3 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 130 miles (210 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Sunderland to Glasgow. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Sunderland to Glasgow.

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

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Glasgow. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A ferry journey is usually £8 less than a journey to Glasgow by coach, which costs on average £8 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £32 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £32 from Sunderland to Glasgow.

A ferry is £41 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Sunderland to Glasgow costing on average £41.

The quickest way to travel to Glasgow from Sunderland is by train, which takes on average 3 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 30 min   of travel time.

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The distance from Sunderland to Glasgow is approximately 130 miles (210 km).

The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Glasgow is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • Around 9 trains per day.

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Sunderland to Glasgow depart from Sunderland, Interchange to Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Sunderland to Glasgow Central.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Sunderland to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £8.
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway for trains to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for London North Eastern Railway Sunderland to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £41.

Yes, there are direct services available from Sunderland to Glasgow with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by train with with 2 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Glasgow as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Sunderland and Glasgow.

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

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £8 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £32 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £41 one way.

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

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