Rail, coach and air travel
Information about rail, coach and air services which link County Durham to the rest of the UK and beyond.
Getting to the airport, railway or bus station by public transport
Travel by train
The main train companies serving the county are:
- East Coast - to Scotland and London Kings Cross
- Cross Country - to the Midlands and South West
- TransPennine Express - to Manchester Airport and Liverpool
- Northern - to Seaham, Bishop Auckland, Shildon, Newton Aycliffe and Heighington.
Find out if you could get money off your rail travel with a railcard. National Rail provide more information about the National Railcards available.
Travel by coach
National coach travel is available from Bishop Auckland, Durham and Chester-le-Street bus stations.
Visit National Express for times and fares for their coaches or to book coach tickets.
Travel by air
The North East has two airports offering national and international flights: