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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Sunderland

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Edinburgh to Sunderland cover the 101 miles (163 km) long route taking on average 2 h 1 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $42 (€35), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Sunderland.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Sunderland trains

Find the best trains between Edinburgh and Sunderland with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from $21 (€18). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Edinburgh to Sunderland you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets between Edinburgh and Sunderland are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with CrossCountry to Sunderland from Edinburgh all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 101 miles (163 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Edinburgh to Sunderland routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Edinburgh to Sunderland train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Sunderland with CrossCountry!

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets to Sunderland from Edinburgh due to the coronavirus:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Sunderland

    Travel by train 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.

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Edinburgh to Sunderland?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Edinburgh to Sunderland trains for as little as $21 (€18)  in the next 7 days.

    How much does it cost to take a train from Edinburgh to Sunderland?

    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Sunderland train price to come in at an average of $42 (€35)  one way.

    What is the distance from Edinburgh to Sunderland by train?

    You should expect to travel around 101 miles (163 km)  to Sunderland from Edinburgh by train.

    How many hours is the train time to Sunderland from Edinburgh?

    The Edinburgh to Sunderland train duration is on average 2 h 1 min, which is to be expected when traveling 101 miles (163 km) between Edinburgh and Sunderland. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What is the departure train station in Edinburgh and arrival train station in Sunderland?

    There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your route from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. In Sunderland you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Sunderland.

    Where is the train station in Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Sunderland?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Sunderland and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (116 m) from the train station to the city center in Sunderland.

    What train companies go from Edinburgh to Sunderland?

    For the best Edinburgh to Sunderland train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Edinburgh to Sunderland to compare what amenities they may offer.

    How many trains are there to Sunderland from Edinburgh a day?

    On average, there is 1 train a day from Edinburgh to Sunderland. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    When is the earliest train from Edinburgh to Sunderland? When is the last train from Edinburgh to Sunderland?

    The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Sunderland leaves at 8: 00 AM. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Sunderland leaves at 1: 30 PM. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Sunderland train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Edinburgh to Sunderland to get the best deals?

    If you book the Edinburgh to Sunderland train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $42 (€35). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Edinburgh to Sunderland. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your trip to Sunderland.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
    Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
    Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
    Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express