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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 service during the evening, Monday to Saturday with an hourly service on Sundays. Students and staff can travel on the public Arriva X12 service during both term time and vacation periods and must show a valid camus ID card to the driver to gain FREE travel.

Free travel is available between Middlesbrough Bus Station, Harvard Aveune at Stockton and Durham Bus Station - extended from Durham Bus Station to Aykley Heads, adjacent to Keenan House. A printable copy of the timetable for 2015/16 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 slightly reduced service operates during the vacation periods).

The new X12 timetable (which commenced 4th October 2015) sees a slight reduction in the number of bus stops used between Bowburn and Durham Bus Station (see the list below). To help lessen the impact in reduction of some X12 bus stops, staff and students can use the Arriva 56 & 57/57a bus services for free between Bowburn and Durham, therefore providing 6 buses per hour.

  • Durham Bus Station
  • Milburngate (to Middlesbrough only)
  • Leazes Road, Milburngate Bridge
  • New Elvet, Three Tuns
  • St Oswalds Church
  • The New Inn
  • Stockton Road / Palatine Centre
  • Houghall College
  • High Shincliffe Station
  • Bowburn, Mary Terrace
  • Bowburn, Hare & Greyhound •Bowburn, The Cooperage
  • Coxhoe, Park Avenue,
  • Coxhoe, Church
  • Coxhoe, Red Lion

Free Travel on Arriva 56 & 57 Bus Services

To assist with travel between Coxhoe and Durham Bus Station, Arriva have kindly offered all staff and students free travel on their 56, 57 & 57A services throughout the day, Monday to Friday. Free travel is available at all bus stops along the route between Durham and Coxhoe. Please see related links for access to the relevant timetables for these services.

For up to date information about delays to Arriva services, please access the new free Arriva App which show live data and locations of their buses.

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: The Durham depot numbers are :

Up to 1700 – 0191 386 3397

After 1700 – 07788 145389

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 the Travel Plan Co-ordinator using the following email address or use the feedback form and any comments will be passed on to Arriva.

Bus Stop Locations

To view an on-line map showing all the bus stops in a given area, please click on this link. Hovering your mouse over any bus stop icon will bring up a list of buses which stop there.

Chester-le-Street centre map w/ bus stops.

Durham centre map w/ bus stops.

Middlesbrough centre map w/ bus stops.

Newcastle centre map (Eldon Square) w/ bus stops.

Sedgefield centre map w/ bus stops.

Stockton centre map w/ bus stops.