How to find us
You can walk or cycle to St Mary's College once you have arrived in Durham. St Mary's College is approximately 20 minutes walk from Durham Railway Station; There are several different routes you can take but the easiest would be through Durham City Centre and up New Elvet Road on to Church Street and across Quarry Heads Lane. At the moment there is no cycle lanes through the city, however cycling is permitted and there are bike storage facilities at St Mary's College.
Durham is 264 miles from London, 187 miles from Birmingham, 125 miles from Edinburgh and 67 miles from York.
From the South
Drive north on the A1(M) and exit at Junction 61. Take the A177 signposted for Bowburn. Follow the road for approximately three miles until you reach Stockton Road. Turn left at the traffic lights onto South Road, then right onto Elvet Hill Road. St Mary's College is at the end of the road on the right.
From the North
Drive south on the A1(M) and exit at Junction 62, A690 signposted for Durham and Consett. Turn left at the roundabout and follow the New Elvet road. Continue until you reach a fork in the road and take the road to the right onto Church Street. Drive straight ahead at the traffic lights at South Road and continue on Stockton Road for about half a mile. Turn right onto Elvet Hill Road; St Mary's College is at the end of the road on the right.
There are several express coach services daily from most major cities. Durham is well served by both regional express services and the local bus network. From the city bus station - a short walk from the railway station - a bus service runs every 15 minutes past the Colleges on South Road.
Regular train services run from London and Edinburgh to Durham. The journey takes less than three hours from London, one and a half hours from Edinburgh and forty-five minutes from York.
The nearest airports are Newcastle and Teesside. Newcastle airport is linked to Durham by rail and Metro.
European scheduled ferry services travel to and from Newcastle on a regular basis.
Finding your way around Durham
St Mary's is number 10 on the campus map.