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Durham University

St Aidan's College


Please see the University map: Select 'St Aidan's' from the drop down menu on the right to see our location.

By Road

Durham lies 18 miles south of Newcastle. The easiest way to get here is to take the A1(M) and leave at junction 61 or junction 62.The AA Route Planner will plan your whole route for you and provide a good interactive map of Durham.

By Rail

St. Aidan's College is a 5 minute taxi ride (about £3) from Durham Station. All the taxi drivers know Aidan's college, so you won't need to give them directions. Alternatively, if you're carrying light luggage, the walk from the Station through town is picturesque and will take about 30 minutes. There is a tourist map on the platform. can be used to book tickets online
Virgin Trains serve Durham, so there may be some cheap tickets available.

By Bus

The city is well served by long-distance coaches, regional express services and the local bus network.

National Express
Public Transport Information
Arriva operate the buses in Durham.

By Sea

There are ferry services from the River Tyne to Scandinavian ports and Hamburg.

DFDS Seaways sail to Holland, Norway and Sweden.

By Air

Newcastle and Teesside regional airports are both within half an hour of Durham. Alternatively Manchester and Birmingham International Airports are also within easy reach.