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. 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 December
Estimated hotel price
$93
1 night at 3-star hotel
Alnwick in December
Estimated hotel price
$93
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 26 miles from Alnwick. The shortest flight to Alnwick from the United States departs from New York and takes around 14h 15m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Alnwick, followed by Cross Country. The train journey from Alnwick to London takes 2h 51m and costs around $39 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bristol, expect to pay about $167 for a 5h 19m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Alnwick is to pick up a car rental from Edinburgh, which is about 69 miles from Alnwick. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and keddy by Europcar, among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Alnwick, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Leeds, the bus ride to Alnwick takes 115 miles and will cost you around $20. From Edinburgh, the ticket costs about $19 for a journey of 165 miles.

Plane

Although Alnwick doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Newcastle Airport (UK) (NCL), which is located 26 miles from Alnwick. The shortest flight to Alnwick from the United States departs from New York and takes around 14h 15m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Alnwick, followed by Cross Country. The train journey from Alnwick to London takes 2h 51m and costs around $39 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bristol, expect to pay about $167 for a 5h 19m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Alnwick is to pick up a car rental from Edinburgh, which is about 69 miles from Alnwick. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and keddy by Europcar, among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Alnwick, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Leeds, the bus ride to Alnwick takes 115 miles and will cost you around $20. From Edinburgh, the ticket costs about $19 for a journey of 165 miles.

Airports near Alnwick

Airlines serving Alnwick

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (941 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,749 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,172 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,597 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,937 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,352 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,231 reviews)
LOT
Good (672 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
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Where to stay in Alnwick

Average rates range from around $149 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $173 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Alnwick

Most booked hotels in Alnwick

Doxford Hall Hotel And Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, 1378 reviews)
$183+
The Hog's Head Inn - The Inn Collection Group
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, 2393 reviews)
$147+
The Tavern - Steakhouse and Lodge
0 stars
Excellent (8.9, 26 reviews)
$89+
The Cook and Barker Inn
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, 27 reviews)
$124+
Schooner Hotel
3 stars
Okay (4.9, 104 reviews)
$75+

Renting a car in Alnwick

Expect to pay $7.00 per gallon in Alnwick (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $84.04 and $112.05. The most frequently booked car type in Alnwick is Standard (Volkswagen Passat Variant or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Opel Crossland X or similar) are, on average, 42% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay $7.00 per gallon in Alnwick (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $84.04 and $112.05. The most frequently booked car type in Alnwick is Standard (Volkswagen Passat Variant or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Opel Crossland X or similar) are, on average, 42% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.