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from Sunderland to Glasgow

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Travel Information between Sunderland and Glasgow

distanceDistance130 miles (210 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $65
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $65 (€58) • 3 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 130 miles (210 km) by bus or train between Sunderland and Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Sunderland to Glasgow.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sunderland to Glasgow

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.

How do I reach Glasgow from Sunderland?

There are 2 travel options from Sunderland to Glasgow: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Sunderland to Glasgow?

The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Glasgow is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A bus is generally $58 (€52) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $65 (€58) from Sunderland to Glasgow.

What is the quickest way to get from Sunderland to Glasgow?

The fastest way from Sunderland to Glasgow is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 17 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Glasgow by bus can take on average 4 h 30 min.

How far is Glasgow from Sunderland?

The distance is approximately 130 miles (210 km) from Sunderland to Glasgow.

How many services a day are there between Sunderland and Glasgow?

The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Glasgow is:

  • 6 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Sunderland to Glasgow, where do I depart from Sunderland and where do I arrive in Glasgow?

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Sunderland to Glasgow depart from Sunderland, Interchange to Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Sunderland to Glasgow depart from Sunderland to Glasgow Central.

Which travel companies can take me from Sunderland to Glasgow?

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

  • You can take a bus from Sunderland to Glasgow with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $7 (€6) with Flixbus from Sunderland to Glasgow.
  • You can go to Glasgow from Sunderland by train with London North Eastern Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for $65 (€58) with London North Eastern Railway from Sunderland to Glasgow on Omio.

Can I find a direct route from Sunderland to Glasgow?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Glasgow with with 6 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 route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Sunderland to Glasgow ends?

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

How far in advance should I book tickets from Sunderland to Glasgow online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $7 (€6) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $65 (€58) one way.

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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