Sunderland to Edinburgh train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Sunderland to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for May 24


Fastest Journey

2 h 5 m


2 h 24 m

Trains per day



163 km

Cheap train tickets from Sunderland to start from $32 with an average ticket price of $50.

The fastest train from Sunderland to takes 2h 5m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 24m and covers a distance of 163 km.

3 trains that leave Sunderland for every day with 3 travelling directly.

London North Eastern Railway
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Cross Country
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Transpennine Express
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Overview: Train from Sunderland to Edinburgh

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h
priceAverage train ticket price$44 (€38)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Lumo

Trains from Sunderland to Edinburgh cover the 101 miles (163 km) long trip taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like East Coast, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Lumo. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $44 (€38), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $30 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Sunderland and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: East Coast, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express from Sunderland to Edinburgh trains

For as little as $38 (€33) you can travel by train from Sunderland to Edinburgh with East Coast, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

Train information from Sunderland to Edinburgh with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 54 min
  • Cheapest Price: $38

FAQs: Trains from Sunderland to Edinburgh

FAQs: Travel by train from Sunderland 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.
Cheap train tickets from Sunderland to Edinburgh can start from as little as $30 (€26) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Sunderland to Edinburgh is $44 (€38); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Sunderland and Edinburgh is on average 2 h   for the 101 mile (163 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Sunderland to Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Sunderland to Edinburgh leaves at 4: 39 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Sunderland to Edinburgh leaves at 9: 30 PM.
For the journey from Sunderland to Edinburgh you can take a train with East Coast, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Lumo. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Sunderland and Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 30 PM.

When departing from Sunderland, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Sunderland and Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your trip in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sunderland, which is located around 0.1 miles (205 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Sunderland to Edinburgh is March.
You have options as you can travel from Sunderland to Edinburgh 2 different ways: bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Sunderland and Edinburgh

Sunderland is the most popular Sunderland 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 Sunderland for your trip to Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
Public transit options for Sunderland
Onward travel information: Busline 0871 200 2233
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off in Fawcett Street, near to the Travel Centre entrance in Athenaeum Street, outside Wilkinsons.
Metro: Tyne and Wear metro station close to the station. 0191 203 3333
Sunderland, Dame Dorothy Street
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