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.

Where to Eat in Alnwick

If you’re looking for affordable options, Percy Arms Hotel (Main Street) and The Whittling House (24-25 Northumberland St) are great picks.

When to visit Alnwick

Alnwick in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Alnwick in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Alnwick


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 35h.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Alnwick, followed by LNER. The train journey from Alnwick to Manchester takes 2h 18m and costs around $53 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $118 for a 2h 48m trip.


Another option to get to Alnwick is to pick up a car hire from Manchester, which is about 217 km from Alnwick. You’ll find branches of Easirent and GREEN MOTION , among others, in Manchester.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Alnwick, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Darlington, the bus ride to Alnwick takes 97 km and will cost you around $28. From Leeds, the ticket costs about $17 for a journey of 193 km.

Airlines serving Alnwick

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Where to stay in Alnwick

Average rates range from around $289 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $262 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Alnwick

Hiring a car in Alnwick

Expect to pay $2.95 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 $35.39 and $47.19. The most frequently booked car type in Alnwick is Economy (Renault Clio or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Class Compact Crossover or similar) is, on average, 49% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.