Welcome to AD122 Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus

25 March - 25 September 2016

The Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus makes it easy to explore our Roman heritage and get out and about in some of the country’s most spectacular landscapes.

Sit back and relax as we take you to enjoy the sights and sounds of Hadrian’s Wall by bus. The AD122 takes you back into Roman times where you can visit some of the highlights of Hadrian’s Wall Country.

We’ll make sure you don’t miss your stop as our buses announce all the stops along the route. So just ring the bell when you hear your stop.

AD122 bus

No. Service Places Served Downloads
AD122 AD122 Hexham - Chesters Fort - Housesteads - Vindolanda - Walltown - Greenhead - Haltwhistle

AD122 map

AD122 times

AD122 Rover Tickets

  Adult Child Student /Senior Family
1 day £12.50 £6.50 £9.50 £26
3 day £25 £13 £19 £52
7 day £50 £26 £38 £104


Hadrian's Frontier Tickets

Plan a day out and explore Hadrian’s Wall from anywhere on the Go North East bus network, with unlimited travel on all our buses including the AD122 Hadrian’s Wall bus.

  Adult Child Student / Senior Family
1 day £16 £8 £13 £33
3 day £32 £16 £26 £66
7 day £64 £32 £52 £132


Concessionary Bus Pass holders travel free on all journeys after 9.30am on weekdays and all day at weekends or Bank Holidays (holders of Northumberland Concessionary Bus Passes may board after 9am on weekdays).

If you’re travelling by bus from Newcastle, you can buy our Hadrian’s Frontier Ticket on the Go North East X84, X85 or Ten services as well as any Tynedale Links bus in the Hexham & Corbridge areas. Any of our tickets are available from your driver, when you board the bus.

Grab a discount with your bus ticket!

You can save 10% on admission to the following locations when you show your bus ticket - even more great reason's to travel by bus!

  • Vindolanda
  • Roman Army Museum
  • Housesteads and Chesters Roman Fort

Chesters Roman Fort

Chesters Roman Fort

Nestled in a beautiful riverside location, it’s not hard to see why Chesters was a good spot for the Romans to set up a base. The fort boasts one of the best preserved Roman bathhouses you can see in Britain today and the museum houses the excellent “Clayton Collection” of Roman stonework and objects.

Housesteads Roman Fort

Housesteads Roman Fort

Housesteads is the most iconic of all the Wall sites. The views and Roman remains are spectacular. Delve into the Fort’s story and see a stunning collection of artefacts. A CGI film flies through time and reconstructs Housesteads before your very eyes!

Once Brewed for Steel Rigg

Steel Rigg

Change here for the short walk to Steel Rigg or continue to walk along the iconic Wall to Sycamore Gap, one of the most famous images of Hadrian’s Wall as a Sycamore tree nestles alongside the Wall amongst some fantastic views in all directions.

Roman Vindolanda


A stunning excavated fort and civilian settlement with extensive museum displaying amazing artefacts from the site including some of the world famous Vindolanda Writing Tablets.

Roman Army Museum, Walltown


An extensive museum which gives the whole family a fantastic introduction to the Roman Army and Hadrian’s Wall. Be transported back 2000 years when you put on your 3D glasses to watch the award winning Eagles Eye film!

Walltown Crags

This is one of the finest places to see Hadrian’s Wall, where it snakes and dives through dramatic countryside along the crags of the Whin Sill. Not only is the Wall well preserved here, but it also shows how the soldiers who built it coped with the presence of large outcrops of natural rock. At one end is Walltown turret, which unusually was first built as a free standing tower.

Child tickets are available for all Under 16’s. Student tickets are available on production of a valid NUS or International Student ID card. Family tickets are available for up to 2 adults & 3  children travelling together & must include at least 1 adult & 1 child. Please note that Go North East Buzzfare and Get Around tickets are not valid on AD122.

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