How to get from Edinburgh to Sunderland by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Sunderland is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||101 miles (163 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $19 (€16) • 3 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus|
Take a bus to travel 101 miles (163 km) between Edinburgh and Sunderland. FlixBus is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Edinburgh to Sunderland.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $6 (€5). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned travel operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 travel companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern travel journeys to Sunderland from Edinburgh. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
You can get from Edinburgh to Sunderland by bus.
The fastest way to travel from Edinburgh to Sunderland is by bus with an average journey time of 3 h 20 min.
The distance is approximately 101 miles (163 km) from Edinburgh to Sunderland.
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Sunderland is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Edinburgh and Sunderland as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Edinburgh to Sunderland:
Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Sunderland from Edinburgh:
Yes, there is a direct service from Edinburgh to Sunderland:
Direct services to Sunderland tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.
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