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Getting to and from Northumberland National Park


TRAINS : PLANES : ROADS DRIVING BUSES COACHES : SEA ROUTES AND FERRIES

All National Park Authorities, Tourist Boards, Local Councils and English Nature are in agreement in encouraging visitors to use public transport when travelling in and around UK especially in popular rural areas. This reduces CO2 emissions, road congestion and noise pollution.

Railways: Stations, lines, train operators, timetables
You can get all UK Railway information and book tickets from National Rail Enquiries:
Tel: 08457 48 49 50 www.nationalrail.co.uk Telephone ticket purchase 08457 222 333

National Rail services in the northumberland region are

Train operators for the Northumberland National Park region – Visit their websites for timetable and ticket information

Steam Trains

Other Useful Rail Links

Bike Rail : Europe-wide train times : International Rail : International Train Planner : Train Taxi



Roads: coaches, buses, cars motorways, A Roads, UK car hire, coach timetables, routes, car parks, operators and coach parks

Driving to Northumberland National Park

Northumberland can be accessed via these major trunk roads:

 

Car Parks in the Northumberland National Park

UK Car Hire Links: www.travelsupermarket.com : www.carrentals.co.uk : www.comparecarhire.co.uk

Coaches and Buses to Northumberland National Park

Bus and coach links to the national park are excellent with nearby towns such as

all being well served by National Express coaches and a range of local bus services.

Coaches also run from airports to

  • National Express
    Tel: 0870 580 8 080
    Travel planner and on-line ticket sales, including Eurolines services from overseas.
  • Traveline
    0871 200 22 33
    Online journey planner providing information on local bus services.
  • Megabus
    0901 331 0031


Sea: Ferry routes, operators, timetables and ports for Northumberland National Park region

 




Flights: Regional Airports for the Northumberland National Park and their road and public transport links:

Regional Airports?

Many of these have good public transport links to this region, see each airport’s website for more details.

You might also want to consider reducing your personal contribution to global warming by making your flight CarbonNeutral. Trees can help fight global warming by naturally absorbing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen and organisations such as The Carbon Neutral Company (link opens in new window) will organise for the carbon dioxide associated with your flight to be ‘balanced out’ by forestry and climate friendly energy projects which save equivalent amounts of carbon dioxide. Visit their website to find out more.



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