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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

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Night bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Sunderland Interchange Ukn10 / ...

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Bus  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station - Newport South Wales Train Station

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University 132.9 miles

Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University by train and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and University of Sunderland, University is around 2h 35m and covers a distance of around 136 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. Services are operated by LNER, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express Service and others. Typically 136 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

136 Weekly Services
2h 35m Average Duration
£17 Cheapest Price
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Edinburgh → University of Sunderland, University
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University is to night bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 3h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University is to drive. Taking this option will cost £21 - £35 and takes 2h 27m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Edinburgh Bus Station station and arriving at Sunderland Interchange. This bus operates Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Sunderland via Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and University of Sunderland, University is 102 miles. The road distance is 132.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University without a car is to train which takes 2h 35m and costs £17 - £230.

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It takes approximately 2h 35m to get from Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Edinburgh Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University is to train which takes 2h 35m and costs £17 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £20 and takes 4h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University.
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  • Distance: 101.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 35m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and University of Sunderland, University, England?

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to Newcastle hourly. Tickets cost £16 - £150 and the journey takes 1h 25m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street 3 times a day. Tickets cost £9 - £16 and the journey takes 2h 35m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
Megabus UK
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Sunderland Interchange station.

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Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Edinburgh to University of Sunderland, University.

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