How to travel from Edinburgh to Sunderland

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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Sunderland

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $16
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $16 (€14) • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 101 miles (163 km) by bus or train between Edinburgh and Sunderland. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Edinburgh to Sunderland.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Sunderland

Travel 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.

You can travel to Sunderland from Edinburgh 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Sunderland from Edinburgh is by taking a bus with an average price of $13 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Sunderland:

A bus is $3 (€3) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Sunderland costing on average $16 (€14).

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Sunderland is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 1 min.

There are alternative travel options to Sunderland that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 10 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Sunderland is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Sunderland from Edinburgh as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Edinburgh to Sunderland:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Sunderland, Interchange.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Sunderland.

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

  • You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Sunderland with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $13 (€11) with Flixbus from Edinburgh to Sunderland.
  • You can go to Sunderland from Edinburgh by train with London North Eastern Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for $16 (€14) with London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to Sunderland on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 1 direct train per day with.

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

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

Before traveling from Edinburgh to Sunderland, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $13 (€11) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $16 (€14) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Sunderland tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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