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There are 5 ways to get from Galashiels to Hexham by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Irvings Travel Shop X95
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Hexham

$12 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus, line 10 bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Kelso, Coledale Car Park to Metrocentre, Coach Park 710
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Metrocentre Interchange to Hexham, Bus Station 10

$3 - $4

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 54 min

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

$43 - $120

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Irvings Travel Shop X95
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Monument 685

$6 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Galashiels to Hexham 65.1 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Galashiels to Hexham is to bus and line 10 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galashiels to Hexham is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galashiels to Hexham. However, there are services departing from Galashiels, Transport Interchange and arriving at Hexham, Monument via Carlisle, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Galashiels to Hexham. However, there are services departing from Galashiels and arriving at Hexham via Edinburgh and Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Galashiels and Hexham is 53 miles. The road distance is 65.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Galashiels to Hexham without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs £9 - £15.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Galashiels to Hexham, including transfers.

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Galashiels to Hexham bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Galashiels, Transport Interchange station.

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Galashiels to Hexham train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Galashiels station.

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The best way to get from Galashiels to Hexham is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs £30 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Galashiels to Hexham.
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  • Distance: 52.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

What companies run services between Galashiels, Scotland and Hexham, England?

You can take a train from Galashiels to Hexham via Edinburgh and Newcastle in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Galashiels to Hexham via Carlisle, Irvings Travel Shop and Carlisle, Bus Station in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Hexham
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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 Hexham
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
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
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Monument
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Monument
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Monument
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Glen Valley Tours
Phone
01668 281578
Email
enquiries@glenvalley.co.uk
Website
glenvalley.co.uk
Bus from Kelso, Coledale Car Park to Metrocentre, Coach Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
glenvalley.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Metrocentre Interchange to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com

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Galashiels to Hexham bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Hexham, Monument station.

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Galashiels to Hexham train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Hexham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galashiels to Hexham is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Galashiels to Hexham.

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