There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Alnmouth

$21 - $78

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Alnwick National Express

$10 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus Borders Buses  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Castle Hotel) 253
  2. Take the bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Alnwick, Bailiffgate (Alnwick Castle) X15

$25 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle 88.4 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle is to bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Alnwick Castle is 69 miles. The road distance is 88.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Alnwick. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle.
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  • Distance: 69.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Alnwick Castle, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle 5 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 58 min. LNER also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Castle Hotel)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Border Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Alnwick, Bailiffgate (Alnwick Castle)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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