There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort by train, bus or car

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Train TransPennine Express  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Haltwhistle

$51 - $109

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Bus National Express  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$22 - $28

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 8 min

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

$34 - $108

Bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X62 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Irvings Travel Shop (opposite Citadel Building) X95

$40 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort 99.6 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Housesteads, Visitor Centre (Car park) via Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station and Hexham, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Housesteads Roman Fort is 74 miles. The road distance is 99.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort without a car is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 45 min.

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Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort is 100 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Housesteads Roman Fort. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort.
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  • Distance: 73.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Housesteads Roman Fort, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort via Carlisle, Haltwhistle, Haltwhistle, Railway Station (Station entrance), and Housesteads, Visitor Centre (Car park) in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Housesteads Roman Fort twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Haltwhistle
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Hexham
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 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 (Stances 7 to 10) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Irvings Travel Shop (opposite Citadel Building)
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk

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