There are 3 ways to get from Hexham to Isle of Arran by train, ferry or bus

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, ferry  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Hexham to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour
  4. Take the ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal Cm5

£53 - £194

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Hexham, Priestpopple to Carlisle, Bus Station 685
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ardrossan, Dock road X36
  4. Take the ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal Cm5

£30 - £43

1 alternative option

Train, line 11 bus, ferry  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Hexham to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
  3. Take the line 11 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ardrossan, Hill Street 11
  4. Take the ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal Cm5

£47 - £99

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hexham to Isle of Arran is to bus and ferry which costs £30 - £45 and takes 8h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Hexham to Isle of Arran is to train and ferry which costs £50 - £200 and takes 5h 58m.

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The distance between Hexham and Isle of Arran is 130 miles.

The best way to get from Hexham to Isle of Arran without a car is to train and ferry which takes 5h 58m and costs £50 - £200.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Hexham to Isle of Arran, including transfers.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Isle of Arran. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Hexham to Isle of Arran.
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  • Distance: 130.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Hexham, England and Isle of Arran, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Hexham to Isle of Arran. However, you can take the train to Carlisle, take the train to Glasgow Central, take the train to Ardrossan Harbour, take the walk to Ardrossan Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal, then take the taxi to Isle of Arran. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hexham to Isle of Arran via Carlisle, Kilmarnock, Kilmarnock, Bus Station, Ardrossan, Hill Street, Ardrossan Ferry Terminal, and Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal in around 7h 4m.

Train operators
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ardrossan, Hill Street
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ardrossan, Dock road
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Arriva Northumbria
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hexham, Priestpopple to Carlisle, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Arriva Northumbria
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hexham, Priestpopple to Carlisle, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach North West
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 Carlisle to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Caledonian MacBrayne

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