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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 29 min

$22 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  1 h 55 min

  1. National Express

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus Borders Buses  •  3 h 31 min

  1. 253
  2. X15

$25 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. 88.4 miles

$19 - $28

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 58 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 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 Hillside, Leopold Place (at 11) to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Chapel Street (Library)
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square (Leaping Salmon) to Alnwick, Bailiffgate (Alnwick Castle)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Alnwick Castle is 111 km. The road distance is 141 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £16 - £65.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle, including transfers.