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Travelling by train to the National Glass Centre is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the National Glass Centre is Sunderland, which is served by Northern services throughout the day. It's 20 minutes to the National Glass Centre on foot. You'll find the museum across the River Wear from the station, by the University of Sunderland.

The National Glass Centre is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.

Visit the National Glass Centre website for opening information.

 

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

 

This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:55 - 18:00
Saturday 06:55 - 18:00
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Lifts to all platforms for disabled passengers from the North end of the station. Open for all services.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Departures and arrivals from Sunderland

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro23:583Early
to Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro23:583Early
to Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro22:023On time
to MiddlesbroughNorthern22:051On time
to Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro22:173On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro23:582Early
from Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro22:022On time
from CarlisleNorthern22:051On time
from Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro22:172On time
from MiddlesbroughNorthern22:294On time
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