Haltwhistle ~ Getting here
Below, you will find information about the various ways to Haltwhistle by car, train, plane and bus
Take any train to Newcastle Central Station or Carlisle Station.
Connecting train services from either station are run by Northern, Cross Country on the Hadrian's Wall Country Line. See the Northern Rail website for more information and online ticket bookings.
Catch the Mega Bus or National Express coach to Newcastle and then connect with regular local services from Newcastle, passing through many towns and villages on the way to Haltwhistle.
Timetables and routes can be found at Traveline North East, which provides a facility to locate bus services within the region.
Use the fantastic AD122 bus service along Hadrian's wall. Click here for details.
From the South. Travel North on the A1 and enjoy a scenic drive into Northumberland, passing the famous Angel of the North at Gateshead.
From the North. Heading southbound into Northumberland from Scotland, the A1 crosses the magnificent River Tweed.
From the West. Take the A69 and A66 east to Haltwhistle.
The nearest airport is Newcastle International Airport. As well as domestic flights, Newcastle welcomes flights from across the globe including direct flights from Australia and New Zealand and the USA. The journey time from the airport to Haltwhistle is 45 minutes
An alternative airport would be Durham Tees Valley International Airport, which is then about a 2 hour drive to Haltwhistle.
The nearest port is the Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal at Royal Quays. DFDS Seaways run a shuttle bus service from the Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal to Newcastle Central Station, where you can connect with train and bus services to Haltwhistle. These busses are scheduled to coincide with DFDS ship arrival and departure times, so transfer times just take around 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic levels.
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Arriving on foot?
If you are planning to come on foot, come on the Pennine Trail. This national, long distance trail, bisects Haltwhistle. You’ll come through dramatic countryside with sweeping moors and woodland to arrive in the town
Arriving by bicycle?
For cyclists, you have the choice of two famous trails to arrive on. Hadrian's Cycleway and the South Tyne Trail. Either way, you'll experience great scenery along the way. It's a great way to take in the beauty of Northumberland