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There are 4 ways to get from Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by train, bus, night train, tram or car

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Train  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station Grn / ...
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$32 - $108

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Bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh Airport, Airport M20

$22 - $35

2 alternative options

Night train, tram  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the night train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the tram from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square to Edinburgh Airport T50

$31 - $81

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 129.3 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to bus which costs £16 - £26 and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). However, there are services departing from Sunderland, University Of Sunderland and arriving at Edinburgh Airport, Airport via Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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The distance between Sunderland and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 107 miles. The road distance is 129.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) without a car is to train which takes 2h 49m and costs £24 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2h 49m to get from Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), including transfers.

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Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street station.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to train which takes 2h 49m and costs £24 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £26 and takes 4h 55m.

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Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

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  • Distance: 106.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 49m

What companies run services between Sunderland, England and Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland?

You can take a train from Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Gateway, and Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway in around 2h 49m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Sunderland to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square to Edinburgh Airport
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Megabus UK

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