This page summarises the various transport options within the Tyne Valley.

Rail

Hexham, Corbridge, Riding Mill, Stocksfield, Prudhoe, and Wylam all have railway stations on the Newcastle to Carlisle Railway line. Frequencies vary depending on station, but peak time frequencies are usually half-hourly or better. Most trains are currently operated under the Northern brand, with some journeys also operated by Scotrail.

A summary table will follow shortly.

 

Bus

The number 10 bus route operated by Go North East links Hexham, Corbridge, Riding Mil, Stocksfield, and Prudhoe with Crawcrook, Ryton, Blaydon, Metro Centre, and Newcastle. This runs half hourly on Monday to Saturday, dropping to hourly on Sunday. The number 10B bus route also operated by Go North East links Prudhoe with Crawcrook, Ryton, Blaydon, Metro Centre, and Newcastle. This also runs half hourly on Monday to Saturday, dropping to hourly on Sunday.

Both routes carry Tyne Valley Ten branding, and have high spec double deck buses on the route, featuring wifi, charging sockets (three prong), and next stop announcements.

The X84/X85 Xlines (previously Tyndale Express) branded routes link Hexham and Corbridge to Newcastle. These are limited stop express services, with the X85 also serving Ovington, Ovingham and Wylam. Both routes have a combined half-hourly frequency Monday to Saturday, with an hourly X85 service on Sundays.

There are also a number of smaller routes in and around the Hexham area, and a full summary of routes can be found in the table below.

Route No.Route SummaryFrequencyOperator
10Hexham Bus Station - Corbridge - Riding Mill - Stocksfield - Prudhoe - Crawcrook - Ryton - Blaydon - Metro Centre - Newcastle Central Station - Newcastle Eldon SquareEvery 30 minutesGo North East
10BPrudhoe Retail Park - Prudhoe (Front St.)- Crawcrook - Ryton - Blaydon - Metro Centre - Newcastle Central Station - Newcastle Eldon SquareEvery 30 minutesGo North East
74Hexham - Great Whittington - Matfen - Stamfordham - Ponteland - Westerhope - Newcastle4 Weekday return journeysGo North East
X81Hexham Bus Station - Alston1 Return Journey (Monday to Saturday)Go North East
X84Hexham Bus Station - Corbridge - Throckley - Newcastle (Eldon Square)HourlyGo North East
X85Hexham Bus Station - Corbridge - Ovinton - Ovingham - Wylam - Throckley - Newcastle (Eldon Square)HourlyGo North East
X122Hexham - Haydon Bridge - Haltwhistle1 Return Journey (7 Days a Week)Go North East
613Whittonstall - New Ridley - Hedley on the Hill - Branch End - Stocksfield - Hindley - Broomley - Riding Mill - HexhamTuesday Only, 1 Return JourneyRural Link Ltd.
680Hexham - Acomb - Wall - Humshaugh - Wark - BellinghamHourly as far as Acomb, Approx. Hourly to Every 2 hours full route.Go North East
683Hexham Town ServiceHourly (Monday to Saturday)Go North East
684Hexham Town ServiceHourly (Monday to Saturday)Go North East
685Newcastle - Corbridge - Hexham - Haydon Bridge - Halwhistle - Brampton - CarlilseHourlyArriva North East / Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
686Hexham - Corbridge - Ovington - Ovingham - Wylam - Crawcrook - PrudhoeHourly (Monday to Saturday)Go North East
688Allenheads - Allendale - HexhamHourly or every 2 Hours (Monday to Saturday)Go North East
689Hexham - Slaley - Whittonstall - Ebchester - Shotley Bridge - Blackhill - Consett1 Return Journey (Monday to Saturday)Go North East
882Colwell - Acomb - HexhamSaturday Only, 2 Return JourneysRural Link Ltd.
885Byrness - Rochester - Otterburn - West and East Woodburn - Ridsdale - Corbridge - HexhamTuesday Only, 1 Return JourneyRural Link Ltd.
888Newcastle - Throckley - Corbridge - Hexham - Haydon Bridge - Alston - Penrith - KeswickSummer service, 1 return journey daily.Wright Bros. Coaches
889Alston - Carrshield - HexhamTuesday Only, 1 Return JourneyWright Bros. Coaches

Private Hire

A number of taxi firms operate in the area, including Arran’s Taxis (now part of Blueline), ecoCabs, and Stocksfield Executive taxis.

For large groups, Tyne Valley Coaches, Primrose Coaches, Bells Coaches, and Rowell’s of Prudhoe all provide coaches for private hire. Hillary’s of Prudhoe provide minibuses and coaches up to to 33 seats for hire.