Glasgow to Sunderland by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:18
  • Last train
    00:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 50m

Travelling from Glasgow to Sunderland by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Sunderland take around 2 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 210 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Sunderland.

Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Sunderland?

Journeys between Glasgow and Sunderland usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Glasgow to Sunderland every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 47 departures.

How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Sunderland?

The Glasgow to Sunderland train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Glasgow to Sunderland train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Sunderland is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:18 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:26, and the last at 00:06.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Glasgow to Sunderland train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Glasgow to Sunderland by train.

Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Sunderland?

More than one train company operates on the route from Glasgow to Sunderland, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Tyne And Wear Metro

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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