There are 9 ways to get from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall by train, bus, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Newcastle

$77 - $126

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Bus  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$48 - $55

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Train Grand Central  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Hartlepool
  3. Take the train from Hartlepool to Hexham

$137 - $225

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall 251 miles

$50 - $80

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Hexham
  4. Take the bus from Hexham, Railway Station (Interchange) to Housesteads, Old Repeater Station (Sewing Shields)

$105 - $340

Train, train to Southend, fly to Carlisle  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Carlisle (CAX) SEN - CAX

$116 - $514

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Haltwhistle
  4. Take the bus from Haltwhistle, Railway Station (Station entrance) to Housesteads, Old Repeater Station (Sewing Shields)

$89 - $280

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Haltwhistle
  4. Take the bus from Haltwhistle, Railway Station (Station entrance) to Housesteads, Old Repeater Station (Sewing Shields)

$85 - $272

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

$142 - $367

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall is to bus which costs £35 - £45 and takes 11 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Castle Street (Magdalene Street) and arriving at Housesteads, Old Repeater Station (Sewing Shields) via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D), Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station and Hexham, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 42 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Hadrian's Wall is 220 miles. The road distance is 251 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall without a car is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs £55 - £100.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs £55 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £45 and takes 11 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall.
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  • Distance: 219.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland, England?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall via Peterborough, Newcastle, Hexham, Hexham, Railway Station (Interchange), and Housesteads, Old Repeater Station (Sewing Shields) in around 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Train operators
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Peterborough to Hartlepool
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $140
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hartlepool to Hexham
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Hexham
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Haltwhistle
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Haltwhistle
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $10
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Hexham, Railway Station (Interchange) to Housesteads, Old Repeater Station (Sewing Shields)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Haltwhistle, Railway Station (Station entrance) to Housesteads, Old Repeater Station (Sewing Shields)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall is 251 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Cambridge to Hadrian's Wall.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Hadrian's Wall. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £35.

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