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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Hexham

$34 - $107

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Bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X62 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Irvings Travel Shop X95

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Haltwhistle
  3. Take the bus from Haltwhistle, Railway Station to Housesteads, Old Repeater Station

$51 - $109

Bus, line 10 bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Neville St to Hexham, Bus Station 10 / ...

$16 - $23

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall 97 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Housesteads, Old Repeater Station via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Neville St and Hexham, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Hadrian's Wall is 74 miles. The road distance is 97 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall without a car is to train which takes 4 h and costs £26 - £85.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall is to train which takes 4 h and costs £26 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus and line 10 bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Hexham, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall is 97 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall.
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  • Distance: 73.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall via Newcastle, Hexham, Hexham, Railway Station, and Housesteads, Old Repeater Station in around 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Hadrian's Wall via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Neville St, Hexham, Bus Station, and Housesteads, Old Repeater Station in around 5 h 32 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Haltwhistle, Railway Station to Housesteads, Old Repeater Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Neville St to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
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 Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Irvings Travel Shop
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk

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There are 227+ hotels available in Hadrian's Wall. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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