How to travel from Sunderland to Glasgow

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Travel Information between Sunderland and Glasgow

distanceDistance130 miles (210 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$4 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $4 (€3) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 3 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or East Coast

Travel 130 miles (210 km) by train or bus to Glasgow from Sunderland. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Sunderland to Glasgow.

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from Sunderland to Glasgow

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

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The best way to travel from Sunderland to Glasgow is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:55PMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
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06:55PMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
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London North Eastern Railway
Sunderland station (SUN)
09:55AMGlasgow Central (GLC)
2 transfers
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07:55AMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
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CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) and FlixBus will get you to Glasgow from Sunderland at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains from Sunderland to Glasgow. It operates a wide range of services, from express trains to local services, and offers a variety of ticket types. Express trains are the fastest services, with journey times of up to two hours. Local services are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Northern Rail also offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of refreshments. The most popular routes for Northern Rail are between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

    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.

      FAQs: Travel from Sunderland to Glasgow

      FAQs: 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.

      There are 2 ways to get from Sunderland to Glasgow: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Glasgow from Sunderland is by taking a bus, which costs on average $4 (€3).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Sunderland to Glasgow:

      A bus is $16 (€14) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Sunderland to Glasgow costing on average $20 (€18).

      The quickest way to travel between Sunderland and Glasgow is by train, which takes on average 3 h 6 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Glasgow by bus takes 4 h 40 min on average.

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

      The average frequency per day from Sunderland to Glasgow is:

      • 2 buses a day.
      • Around 3 trains per day.

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

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

      • Most travelers board their bus from Sunderland, Stadium of Light and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Sunderland and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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

      • You can travel between Sunderland and Glasgow by bus with FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $4 (€3) with FlixBus from Sunderland to Glasgow.
      • You can go to Glasgow from Sunderland by train with East Coast, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), ScotRail or Lumo. You'll see cheap train tickets for $20 (€18) with East Coast from Sunderland to Glasgow on Omio.

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

      • 2 direct buses per day with FlixBus.

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

      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, Manchester, Liverpool or Blackpool. 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!

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