How to travel from Sunderland to Edinburgh

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from Sunderland to Edinburgh

You can get from Sunderland to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Sunderland to Edinburgh on Feb 02 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Sunderland

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $91
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€25) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $91 (€80) • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 101 miles (163 km) from Sunderland to Edinburgh. 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 $29 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Sunderland to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sunderland to Edinburgh

Travel Tips: Travel 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.

There are 4 travel options from Sunderland to Edinburgh: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Sunderland is by taking a bus, which costs on average $29 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

Taking a bus is about $63 (€55) less than taking a train, which costs on average $91 (€80) for this route.

The quickest way to travel between Sunderland and Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 2 h 1 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h.

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

The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Edinburgh is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 8 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Sunderland to Edinburgh depart from Sunderland, Interchange to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Sunderland and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can take a bus from Sunderland to Edinburgh with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $29 (€25) with Flixbus from Sunderland to Edinburgh.
  • You can travel between Sunderland and Edinburgh by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $91 (€80) with Cross Country from Sunderland to Edinburgh.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus with 1 direct bus per day.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Sunderland to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Sunderland to Edinburgh usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $29 (€25) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $91 (€80) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Sunderland to Edinburgh 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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