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 FREE on the public Arriva X12 ) service during both term time and vacation periods. To travel FREE on the X12, which is limited between the set points of Harvard Avenue, Stockton and Durham Bus Station - extended from Durham Bus Station to Aykley Heads, adjacent to Keenan House - staff and students must show their valid campus ID card to the driver. A printable copy of the timetable for 2014/15 can be found below (please note a new timetable will be in operation from 4th October 2015 which will see the extension of free travel to and from Middlesbrough Bus Station using the X12 bus service). 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 main stops for the University are as follows (up to Saturday 3rd October 2015):
- Queen's Campus (Harvard Avenue)
- Victoria Bridge (Rialto Court)
- Stockton High Street (North and South)
- Durham Road/Hardwick Road Junction
- Sedgefield Green
- Sedgefield Salters Lane
- WInterton Hospital A177 Junction (Netpark stop)
- Coxhoe Belgrave Avenue
- then ALL stops to Durham Bus Station.
- Aykley Heads/Keenan House
The X12 service runs between Middlesbrough and Newcastle.
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 (this will change from 4th October 2015 when the new £1 per day ticket commences).
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 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:
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 the Travel Plan Co-ordinator using the following email address email@example.com or use the feedback form and any comments will be passed on to Arriva.
- X12 Intercampus bus timetable 271114 (last modified: 18 February 2015)
- X12 Timetable for 2015/16 (effective from 4th October 2015) (last modified: 10 September 2015)
The new X12 timetable will see revised bus stops between Bowburn and Durham Bus Station below. To help lessen the impact in reduction of some X12 bus stops, staff and students can use the Arriva 56/56a & 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/Mountjoy Site
- Houghall College
- Bowburn, Mary Terrace
- Bowburn, Hare & Greyhound
- Bowburn, The Cooperage
- Coxhoe, Park Avenue,
- Coxhoe, Church
- Coxhoe, Red Lion
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.
Durham Bus Station Milburngate (to Middlesbrough only) Leazes Road, Milburngate Bridge New Elvet, Three Tuns St Oswalds Church The New Inn Durham Uni Science Site Houghall College Bowburn, Mary Terrace Bowburn, Hare & Greyhound Bowburn, The Cooperage Coxhoe, Park Avenue Coxhoe, Church Coxhoe, Red Lion
- Stockton High Street Bus Stand Plan - effective from 02 September 2013 (last modified: 24 September 2013)