Trains from Sunderland to Edinburgh

Sunderland to Edinburgh train information

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Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Sunderland, England
Distance 101 Miles
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  • Using the train is a quick and convenient way to cover the 101 miles from Sunderland to Edinburgh.
  • Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Sunderland to Edinburgh train tickets

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Sunderland - Edinburgh prices calendar

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

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The Prices for train tickets Sunderland to Edinburgh are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 15 days in advance, you can find tickets from £12 whereas when purchasing your seat 7 days in advance, you will need to spend at least £27 for your train. Thus, you may save 57% on the price of your ticket by booking 15 days in advance instead of 7 days in advance.

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 Sunderland to Edinburgh trains

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

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Discount Sunderland - Edinburgh train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your Sunderland Edinburgh train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Sunderland to Edinburgh cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Edinburgh to Sunderland, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 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
Sunderland to Edinburgh train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

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

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