Public Transport

Address of the Venue

Collingwood College
South Road

The conference will take place at the Collingwood College campus. Please use the information below is you are travelling by public transport. Coming by car, please follow this link>>>>

By rail

60 InterCity trains from most major centres in the country call at Durham daily including 14 trains from London. The National Express high speed service takes under 3 hours from London King's Cross on the main East Coast line. First Transpennine Express offers frequent links to Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds, while Cross Country links Durham directly with Scotland, the Midlands, and the South West.

Durham is just over 3 hours from Birmingham, 2½ hours from Manchester, 1½ hours from Edinburgh and 45 minutes from York.

A taxi will take you from the station to any College within 5 minutes and you can walk to the city centre in 10 minutes.

By air

Durham is 30 minutes' drive from Newcastle Airport and about 40 minutes from Durham Tees Valley. Both have regular domestic and international flights. Durham is linked to Newcastle Airport by rail and metro. Travellers into Durham Tees Valley can take advantage of the free Sky Express bus service that links the airport to Darlington railway station, with regular connections to Durham.

By sea

Scheduled ferry services link the River Tyne to The Netherlands.

Local Transport

Local Transport is compact, clean and accessible, it couldn't be easier to get around Durham

Durham City Park and Ride

Durham City is served by three Park and Ride sites on the key routes into the city. These are situated at Belmont, Sniperley and Howlands. A direct bus service runs every 10 minutes to the city centre from each site.

The sites offer free* parking for users of the Park and Ride bus service and unlimited daily travel into the city centre and back for just £1.70 per person. Park and Ride users can also use the Cathedral Bus for free.

By Foot

Much of the city is accessible and with the benefit of being such a compact city, delegates can enjoy a stroll around the city accessing venues within minutes

By Bike

Bikes can be hired in the city to offer a cost effective way to get around

How to get to Collingwood

By Bus

The number 6 bus runs every 15 minutes from Durham Bus Station and stops outside College.

By Train

Durham Train station is in the centre of Durham and 5 minutes walk to Durham Bus Station.