The University is keen to promote sustainable travel. The aim of these pages is to inform University staff and students about the different options for travelling to Durham City and Queen's Campus, Stockton and between Durham and Stockton. Please follow the appropriate links for more information.
The University has a Sustainable Travel Plan 2014-20 (STP) setting out objectives and targets which are monitored by undertaking travel surveys on a regular basis. For more details please go to Sustainable Travel Plan.
Sustainable travel is a key factor in aiding the University in reducing its carbon emissions and also plays a key role in our Environmental Sustainability Vision, Policy and Strategy and Action Plan with detailed Key Performance Indicators.
The University also has an inter-campus bus service, the Arriva X12, offering free travel to all staff and students between Durham City and Queen's Campus, Stockton throughout the year. For more information about the service, a copy of the timetable and frequently asked questions, please visit the travelling between Durham City and Queen's Campus section. Why not download the Arriva bus app which shows real time scheduled timetable information and the exact location of the bus at anyone time.
Staff who travel to the University by bus are able to take advantage of Annual Corporate Discount Schemes for Arriva and Go North East services.
Staff who travel to the University by train are also able to take advantage of the Annual Corporate Discount Ticket with Northern.
A bus service, number 40B, from Durham Railway Station via Durham Bus Station and New Elvet to Mountjoy (Science Site) is available and runs during peak times in the morning and afternoon, Monday to Friday.
A Parking Policy for Motor Vehicles is in place and full details can be found for both staff and students on the Estates and Buildings Car Parking website. Full details on the applciation process is also available on this website.
Other travel information included relates to the University's own car-share scheme, cycling, walking and public transport, including bus and rail travel and Park & Ride. A Bicycle User Group is available and further details on different cycling events and activities can be found in the cycling section. A bike hire scheme is available for students based at Queen's Campus, Stockton.
To facilitate elements of the Sustainable Travel Plan and assist members of staff, students and official visitors, several Electric Vehicle Charge Posts have been installed across the Durham University Estate, including Queen's Campus.