At under 3 hours by train from London Durham is an easy destination to get to.
By Car - Durham is served by excellent roads. The A1/A1(M) motorway provides, fast, easy access from the South. From the North choose from the A1 coastal route or the A68 cross-country 'holiday route' through Northumberland and Border Country. From the West, the A66 provides a scenic cross-Pennine route from the Lake District and M6 motorway.
By Coach - There are several National Express coach services daily to Durham from London and other major centres. Ask your local coach travel agent for details.
By Train - There are around 16 high-speed main-line services to Durham from London, covering the journey in about 3 hours. Fast through-trains run from most other parts of Britain. For details telephone National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
By Air and Sea - Durham is easily accessible from Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley Airports, both served by regular domestic and international flights. On nearby Tyneside, ferry services operate to North Shields throughout the year from Ijmuiden (Amsterdam). Ask your travel agent for details.