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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

How to Find Us


Durham can be reached in under 3 hours from London by train and Newcastle International Airport is within easy striking distance of the City. Edinburgh, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester are other major UK cities with direct transport links to Durham.

There are a variety of travel options for getting to Durham.

Newcastle International Airport - 24.8 miles to Durham

Durham Tees Valley AIrport - 24 miles to Durham

Durham Railway Station - 0.9 miles to Durham

The North East region has a good public transport service; please visit the Traveline website for more details. You can also call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 (lines are open 7am – 9pm daily).

Live UK traffic and travel information is also available.

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Durham City has a range of private hotel and B&B accommodation and Newcastle upon Tyne is a major centre, which can be reached in just 15 minutes by train from Durham station.

ThisisDurham have a Things To Do; What's On and Food & Drink section to give you plenty of information about Durham.

View the ThisisDurham Pocket Guide 2018, which is packed with information on things to see and do, places to eat and drink, events, maps and special offers.

Details of accommodation options in a Durham college are included on the booking site; indicative costs for delegates choosing to stay in University accommodation are £45-85 per night.

Alternatively, you can visit the following pages:- ThisisDurham; Trivago for further information about accommodation.