How to travel from Sunderland to Glasgow

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from Sunderland to Glasgow

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

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To get from Sunderland to Glasgow on Mar 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:12AMSunderland3h23 12:35PMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:48AMSunderland3h47 12:35PMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:12AMSunderland3h25 11:37AMGlasgow Queen Street
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09:32AMSunderland3h36 01:08PMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:36AMSunderland3h30 12:06PMGlasgow Queen Street
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Travel Information between Sunderland and Glasgow

distanceDistance130 miles (210 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $61
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 2 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 4 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 130 miles (210 km) by bus, flight or train from Sunderland to Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Sunderland to Glasgow.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sunderland to Glasgow

Travel Tips: Travel to Glasgow 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 Glasgow.
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You can travel to Glasgow from Sunderland 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Glasgow is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A train is generally $11 (€9) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $13 (€11) from Sunderland to Glasgow.

Taking a train is usually $59 (€52) less than taking a flight to Glasgow, which costs on average $61 (€54) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Sunderland to Glasgow is by bus, which takes on average 4 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 39 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 130 miles (210 km) between Sunderland and Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Glasgow is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Sunderland to Glasgow:

  • Buses mostly depart from Sunderland, Interchange and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Trains from Sunderland to Glasgow most often leave from Sunderland and arrive in Glasgow Central.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Sunderland to Glasgow, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Glasgow by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Sunderland to Glasgow for $13 (€11).

Yes, there are direct routes from Sunderland to Glasgow with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Glasgow with Flixbus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Glasgow with with 2 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Glasgow 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.

Omio customers who travel from Sunderland to Glasgow often also extend their vacation to go to London, Edinburgh or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Glasgow and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Sunderland to Glasgow, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $13 (€11) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $61 (€54) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $2 (€2) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Sunderland to Glasgow online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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