Hexham travel guide

Hexham Tourism | Hexham Guide

You're Going to Love Hexham

With a population of 10.920, Hexham is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Hexham to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Hexham

If you’re looking for affordable options, Bouchon Bistrot - Hexham (4-6 Gilesgate) and Vercelli Restaurant (36-38 Priestpopple) are great picks.

When to visit Hexham

Hexham in November
Estimated hotel price
£88
1 night at 3-star hotel
Hexham in November
Estimated hotel price
£88
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Hexham

Plane

Although Hexham doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Newcastle Airport (UK) (NCL), which is located 27 km from Hexham. Newcastle Airport (UK) is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Hexham departs from Belfast and takes around 50m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Hexham, followed by Cross Country. The train journey from Hexham to London takes 2h 49m and costs around £47 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Aberdeen, expect to pay about £91 for a 4h 18m trip. Located 9 km from the city centre, Hexham Haydon Bridge is the busiest station in Hexham. Another popular train station is Hexham, located 0.8 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Hexham is to pick up a car hire from Manchester, which is about 166 km from Hexham. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Manchester.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Hexham, including Megabus, FlixBus and National Express. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Hexham takes 249 km and will cost you around £18. From Manchester, the ticket costs about £2 for a journey of 362 km.

Plane

Although Hexham doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Newcastle Airport (UK) (NCL), which is located 27 km from Hexham. Newcastle Airport (UK) is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Hexham departs from Belfast and takes around 50m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Hexham, followed by Cross Country. The train journey from Hexham to London takes 2h 49m and costs around £47 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Aberdeen, expect to pay about £91 for a 4h 18m trip. Located 9 km from the city centre, Hexham Haydon Bridge is the busiest station in Hexham. Another popular train station is Hexham, located 0.8 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Hexham is to pick up a car hire from Manchester, which is about 166 km from Hexham. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Manchester.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Hexham, including Megabus, FlixBus and National Express. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Hexham takes 249 km and will cost you around £18. From Manchester, the ticket costs about £2 for a journey of 362 km.

Airlines serving Hexham

Lufthansa
Good (4,575 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (919 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,399 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,590 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (971 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,542 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,924 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,662 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,153 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
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Where to stay in Hexham

Average rates range from around £117 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £141 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Hexham

Most booked hotels in Hexham

The Old School House
4 stars
Excellent (9.9, Excellent reviews)
£110+
The Beaumont Hexham
3 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
£114+
Battlesteads
3 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
£90+
Langley Castle Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
£148+
Kellah Farm B&b/Cottages
4 stars
Excellent (9.7, Excellent reviews)
£80+
The Wheatsheaf Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
£59+

Hiring a car in Hexham

Hiring a car in Hexham costs £29 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 6% cheaper than airport locations in Hexham.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Hexham (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Hexham is Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Volkswagen up! or similar) is, on average, 64% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Hexham costs £29 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 6% cheaper than airport locations in Hexham.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Hexham (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Hexham is Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Volkswagen up! or similar) is, on average, 64% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.