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Train via Carlisle  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Hexham

£30 - £158

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Hexham

£30 - £100

Bus  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Priestpopple 685

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Hexham 131.2 miles

£20 - £30

Glasgow to Hexham by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Hexham is around 2h 23m and covers a distance of around 141 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 59m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service, First ScotRail Service and others, the Glasgow to Hexham train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Hexham. Typically 81 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 23m
Fastest train time:
1h 59m
Train distance:
141 miles
Trains per week:
81
Cheapest price:
£37
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:24
Last train departs at:
22:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Hexham train schedules

Glasgow → Hexham
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hexham is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Hexham is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Hexham is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Hexham. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Hexham, Priestpopple via Carlisle, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Hexham. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Hexham is 105 miles. The road distance is 131.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Hexham without a car is to train via Carlisle which takes 2h 26m and costs £29 - £160.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Glasgow to Hexham, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Hexham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Hexham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Hexham is to train via Carlisle which takes 2h 26m and costs £29 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Hexham.
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  • Distance: 105.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Hexham via Carlisle in around 2h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Hexham via Carlisle, Bus Station in around 4h 7m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Carlisle to Hexham
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
Train from Glasgow Central to Hexham
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
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 Glasgow to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Priestpopple
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Stagecoach North West

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Glasgow to Hexham bus services, operated by Stagecoach North West, arrive at Hexham, Priestpopple station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Hexham is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Glasgow to Hexham.

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