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There are 5 ways to get from Durham to Alston by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Alston, Hendersons Garage 888

Cheapest option

Line 10 bus, bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the line 10 bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Neville St to Hexham, Bus Station 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Alston, Fire Station X81

$10 - $48

3 alternative options

Train, line 888 bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Hexham
  2. Take the line 888 bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Alston, Hendersons Garage 888

Taxi  •  58m

  1. Take a taxi from Durham to Alston 41.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  58m

  1. Drive from Durham to Alston 41.2 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Durham to Alston is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Durham to Alston is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 58m.

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The distance between Durham and Alston is 35 miles. The road distance is 41.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Durham to Alston without a car is to bus which takes 2h 43m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Durham to Alston, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durham to Alston is 41 miles. It takes approximately 58m to drive from Durham to Alston.

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There are 271+ hotels available in Alston. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Durham to Alston.
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  • Distance: 34.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

What companies run services between Durham, England and Alston, Cumbria, England?

Wright Bros Coaches operates a bus from Durham to Alston once daily, and the journey takes 1h 25m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1434 381200
Email
info@wrightbros.co.uk
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Alston, Hendersons Garage
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Wright Bros Coaches
Bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Alston, Hendersons Garage
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Wright Bros Coaches
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Neville St to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Go North East
Bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Alston, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Go North East
Other operators
Taxi from Durham to Alston
Ave. Duration
58m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk

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