Location and directions
Buses to Palace Green Library from Durham train station
Palace Green Library is a 10 minute bus journey from Durham train station. From the station bus stop, use the Cathedral bus service to travel to Palace Green, which departs from the train station at 10, 30 and 50 minutes past the hour from 09:10 – 17:10, Monday to Saturday. The Cathedral bus service drops passengers at the entrance to Palace Green Library. For more information and timetables, visit the Durham Cathedral Bus website.
Travelling to Durham city centre by bus
Durham Bus Station on North Road offers bus services as far afield as Newcastle, South Shields, Sunderland, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Darlington, Stanhope, Consett and the Gateshead MetroCentre shopping complex. To plan your journey to Durham Bus Station, visit the Traveline Journey Planner.
Walking from Durham Bus Station
Durham Bus Station is a 15 minute walk from Palace Green Library. Exit the bus station onto North Road. Turn left and follow North Road down, continuing on to Framwellgate Bridge. Turn left onto Silver Street and follow the road upwards to Durham Market Place. Walk left onto Saddler Street and follow the road upwards. Turn onto Owengate, which is the first street on your right. Owengate leads onto Palace Green, the Durham UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Palace Green Library is on the far side of Palace Green. Follow the pathway around the green, past the entrance to Durham Castle. Palace Green Library is the building adjacent to Durham Castle on the left.
Help us protect Durham’s environment by walking, cycling or using public transport when you travel to Palace Green Library.