Travelling between Durham City and Queen's Campus, Stockton
An inter-campus bus service is available for all students and staff travelling between Durham and Queen's Campus, Stockton. This is a half hourly service during the day time and an hourly servcie during the evening, Monday to Saturday with an hourly service on Sundays. Students and staff can travel FREE on the public X1 Arriva service during both term time and vacation periods. To gain FREE travel on the X1 (which is limited between the set points of Harvard Avenue, Stockton and Durham Bus Station and from Durham Bus Station to Aykley Heads, adjacent to Keenan House on the X2) staff and students need to show their valid campus ID card to the driver. A printable copy of the timetable for 2013/14 can be found below. This includes details for the bus service which will be in operation during both term time and vacation periods (please note a reduced service operates during the vacation periods).
The main stops for the University are as follows:
Queen's Campus (Harvard Avenue)
NEW!! Victoria Bridge (Rialto Court)
Stockton High Street (North and South)
Durham Road/Hardwick Road Junction
Sedgefield Salters Lane
WInterton Hospital A177 Junction (Netpark stop)
Coxhoe Belgrave Avenue
then ALL stops to Durham Bus Station.
Aykley Heads/Keenan House (as X2 service)
The X1/X2 services run between Middlesbrough and Newcastle and are split as follows:
The service from Middlesbrough to Durham Bus Station and vice versa is numbered X1
The service from Durham Bus Station to Newcastle and vice versa is numbered X2
FREE travel is available on the X2 but only from Durham Bus Station to Aykley Heads (the stop for Keenan House) and return.
If you arrive at Durham Bus Station and wish to go to the stop at Aykley Heads/Keenan House you can stay on the X1 service as it is the number on the bus that will change to X2 only so there is no need to go and seek a different bus in Durham Bus Station.
To assist with travel between Durham Bus Station and Aykley Heads, Arriva have kindly offered a flat fee of 50p per single journey on the 64 service.
Also to assist with travel between Coxhoe and Durham Bus Station, Arriva is allowing staff and students to travel free on their 56 & 57 services at X1 bus stops only before 10 am - TERM TIME ONLY. Please see the link on the right for more information.
For up to date information about delays to Arriva services, please access the new free Arriva App; the link can be found below.
If you encounter any problems, in particular with late night services, emergency contact may be made directly to Arriva using the following number to enquire about the situation:
0191 212 5411
this is the direct line to the control room who will (in most circumstances) be able to see the location of a bus on a monitor. This is open until midnight each night. Should you forget/mislay the above number then you may contact the Holliday Security Office on 0191 334 0080 who will have these to hand.
If you experience any delays or problems or have any comments please contact Yvonne Flynn using the following email address email@example.com or use the feedback form and any comments will be passed on to Arriva.
- X1 Intercampus bus timetable from 28 July 2013 (last modified: 18 July 2013)
Bus Stop Plans
- Location of bus stops in Durham (PDF) (last modified: 19 July 2007)
- Stockton High Street Bus Stand Plan - effective from 02 September 2013 (last modified: 24 September 2013)
If your circumstances require that you travel between campuses using your car, why not find out if anyone else is travelling by using the University's Car Sharing Scheme? Details can also be entered onto the system if your are car driver and wish to offer a car share. More details can be found on the car share website.