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.


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
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
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
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Departures and arrivals from Sunderland

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro12:123Scheduled
to Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro12:243Scheduled
to London Kings CrossGrand Central Railway12:302On time
to HexhamNorthern12:324On time
to Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro12:363Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro12:092On time
from Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro12:212On time
from NunthorpeNorthern12:314On time
from Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro12:332On time
from Newcastle AirportTyne & Wear Metro12:452On time

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