Trains from Sunderland to Glasgow

Sunderland to Glasgow train information

Sunderland Glasgow train map

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Arrival Glasgow, Scotland
Departure Sunderland, England
Distance 131 Miles

The route connecting Sunderland, which is in England and Glasgow, located in Scotland is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

The train is a fast and simple solution to travel the 131 miles from Sunderland to Glasgow.

Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.

Best prices for Sunderland to Glasgow train tickets

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Sunderland - Glasgow prices calendar

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

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Sunderland - Glasgow: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the last six months in order to understand the best time to buy your train tickets Sunderland to Glasgow. The figures show that booking your train from Sunderland to Glasgow in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £21 when booking on the day you're travelling while you will have to pay a minimum of £23 if you book your ticket 3 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to get your ticket is on the day you're travelling as it is 10% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Sunderland to Glasgow trains

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

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Discount Sunderland - Glasgow train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Sunderland Glasgow train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of 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 card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Sunderland to Glasgow cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Glasgow to Sunderland, the railcard 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 train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(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 Glasgow 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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