Alnwick travel guide

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You're Going to Love Alnwick

With a population of 7.940, Alnwick is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Alnwick deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Alnwick

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Joiners Arms (Newton By The Sea) and The Whittling House (24-25 Northumberland St) are great picks.

When to visit Alnwick

Alnwick in October
Estimated hotel price
$203
1 night at 3-star hotel
Alnwick in October
Estimated hotel price
$203
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Alnwick

Plane

Although Alnwick doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Newcastle Airport (UK) (NCL), which is located 42 km from Alnwick. The shortest flight to Alnwick from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 32h 45m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Alnwick, followed by Lumo. The train journey from Alnwick to London takes 2h 49m and costs around $376 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Cardiff, expect to pay about $272 for a 6h 15m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Alnwick is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 111 km from Alnwick. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Alnwick, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Alnwick takes 249 km and will cost you around $26. From Manchester, the ticket costs about $29 for a journey of 330 km.

Plane

Although Alnwick doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Newcastle Airport (UK) (NCL), which is located 42 km from Alnwick. The shortest flight to Alnwick from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 32h 45m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Alnwick, followed by Lumo. The train journey from Alnwick to London takes 2h 49m and costs around $376 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Cardiff, expect to pay about $272 for a 6h 15m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Alnwick is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 111 km from Alnwick. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Alnwick, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Alnwick takes 249 km and will cost you around $26. From Manchester, the ticket costs about $29 for a journey of 330 km.

Airports near Alnwick

Airlines serving Alnwick

Lufthansa
Good (4,688 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (959 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,662 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,561 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,230 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,601 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,112 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,988 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,406 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,056 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (843 reviews)
LOT
Good (683 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (791 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
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Where to stay in Alnwick

Average rates range from around $240 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $271 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Alnwick

Hiring a car in Alnwick

Expect to pay $3.03 per litre in Alnwick (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.34 and $48.46. The most frequently booked car type in Alnwick is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Opel Crossland X or similar) is, on average, 59% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $3.03 per litre in Alnwick (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.34 and $48.46. The most frequently booked car type in Alnwick is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Opel Crossland X or similar) is, on average, 59% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.