Trains from Glasgow to Sunderland

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Glasgow to Sunderland train information

Glasgow Sunderland train map

Train duration 3h14m
Arrival Sunderland, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 131 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, ScotRail
Lowest train price from £11.90
Average train price £23.00

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Glasgow in Scotland to Sunderland in England are operated by Cross Country, ScotRail.

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Sunderland from Glasgow. The average train time from Glasgow to Sunderland is 3h14m to cover the 131 miles.

We found tickets from £11.90 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Glasgow to Sunderland train tickets

from £11.90 MORE 3h12m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £25.60 MORE 5h55m

Glasgow - Sunderland prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow to Sunderland by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Glasgow - Sunderland: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Glasgow to Sunderland are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 3 days in advance, you can find tickets from £21 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £36 for your train. Thus, you may save 43% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Glasgow to Sunderland trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Glasgow and Sunderland by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Sunderland to Glasgow and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Glasgow
Queen Street
Sunderland
£11.90 03/10/2019 19:45 ScotRail 17 days ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Sunderland
£15.80 03/10/2019 17:30 ScotRail 17 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Sunderland
£15.85 03/10/2019 19:00 Cross Country 17 days ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Sunderland
£20.40 03/10/2019 15:00 ScotRail 17 days ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Sunderland
£20.40 03/10/2019 11:00 ScotRail 17 days ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Sunderland
£20.40 03/10/2019 16:00 ScotRail 17 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Sunderland
£21.00 03/10/2019 19:08 17 days ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Sunderland
£23.05 03/10/2019 14:00 ScotRail 17 days ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Sunderland
£25.00 03/10/2019 14:30 ScotRail 17 days ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Sunderland
£25.00 03/10/2019 09:00 ScotRail 17 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Discount Glasgow - Sunderland train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Glasgow Sunderland train ticket.

The main benefit of using a railcard is that you only need a few trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you buy after that, you will save money.

For instance, train tickets from Glasgow to Sunderland cost on average £22.66 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £22.66 (£88/£22.66 = 3.88), it turns out that after only 4 one way trips from Sunderland to Glasgow, the card will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Glasgow to Sunderland train £22.66 £15.10 £7.55 3.89

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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