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  1. on time
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    15:47
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    16:15
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    16:15
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    16:35
    Newcastle
    16:35
    Newcastle
    Platform 3
    18:07
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    16:11
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    16:39
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    16:39
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    16:56
    Newcastle
    16:56
    Newcastle
    Platform 2
    18:22
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    expected to arrive at 
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    16:35
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    17:03
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    17:03
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    16:56
    Newcastle
    16:56
    Newcastle
    Platform 2
    18:22
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    expected to arrive at 
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    16:59
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    17:27
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    17:27
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    17:37
    Newcastle
    17:37
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:05
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    17:11
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    17:39
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    17:39
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    17:52
    Newcastle
    17:52
    Newcastle
    Platform 3 estimated
    19:18
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    expected to arrive at 
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    18:02
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    18:30
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    18:30
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    18:40
    Newcastle
    18:40
    Newcastle
    Platform 3 estimated
    20:08
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Sunderland
    Platform 4
    18:29
    Sunderland
    Platform 4
    18:49
    Newcastle
    Platform 7 estimated
    18:54
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    20:20
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    expected to arrive at 
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    18:47
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    19:15
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    19:15
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    19:36
    Newcastle
    19:36
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    21:08
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    19:02
    Sunderland
    Platform 3
    19:30
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    19:30
    Newcastle Central (Metro)
    19:53
    Newcastle
    19:53
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    21:21
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Sunderland
    Platform 4
    19:28
    Sunderland
    Platform 4
    19:47
    Newcastle
    Platform 7 estimated
    20:06
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    21:35
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9E estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9E estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from Sunderland to Edinburgh

  • Train Fares from: £10.30
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1
  • How long does it take to travel from Sunderland to Edinburgh by train?

    The average journey time between Sunderland and Edinburgh is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 12 trains per day travelling from Sunderland to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Edinburgh?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Sunderland to Edinburgh without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Sunderland to Edinburgh.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Sunderland and Edinburgh?

    The distance between Sunderland and Edinburgh is 101 miles.

    Distance: 101 miles
  • What time is the first train from Sunderland to Edinburgh?

    The first train from Sunderland to Edinburgh departs at .

    What time is the last train from Sunderland to Edinburgh?

    The last train from Sunderland to Edinburgh departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • Savings tips for Sunderland to Edinburgh

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for Sunderland to Edinburgh here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

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