St John's College - Location
3 South Bailey
The City of Durham is at the very heart of the North East of England. It benefits from major road and rail links within the UK, as well as easy air and sea links with the rest of the world.
The A1 motorway, which runs 2 kms from Durham, provides a quick, easy route North and South.
The high-speed rail service from Durham station offers convenience and comfort. There are no fewer than sixteen trains to London each day, arriving in a little over two and a half hours. Direct, cross-country services reach Birmingham in just three hours and Glasgow in a little over 2.5 hours.
Less than thirty minutes away by car are two international airports: Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley. They rank as the fastest growing in the country and provide regular flights to London and the European hub airports of Amsterdam, Paris and Brussels.
Newcastle Airport website
Durham Tees Valley Airport website
Two major ports lie close to Durham - Newcastle has links to the Amsterdam and Scandinavia, while from Hull you can sail to Holland or Belgium
Direct Ferries website
More information about the Durham area can be found on the
City of Durham Tourism Website