Trains to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Darlington is home to the UK’s first ever railway, running between Darlington and Stockton in Victorian times and home to Stevenson’s ‘Rocket’. Because Darlington is on the fast rail route between London and Scotland, it is easy to get to by train. The journey time from London Kings Cross is a speedy two and a half hours. And there are more than forty trains a day between Darlington and Durham, Newcastle and York. Book early and you’ll find you make enormous savings on your rail tickets. You can get fast, up to date information about Durham Tees Valley train times at National Rail Enquiries, either on the phone or via their website.
Buses to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport offers a free direct bus service to and from the railway station and the airport every hour. The Tees Valley Sky Express direct bus service (737) runs between the airport, Darlington railway station and town hall and it's free for airport passengers. The Durham Tees Valley Airport website includes useful links to bus companies and timetables, so check before you travel!
Driving to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is set in lovely countryside. It sits 24 miles south of the city of Durham and six miles east of Darlington. There are good roads around the airport and traffic congestions is very rare. Reach the airport via the A67 – it is well signposted so follow the signs from the A1(M), the A19 or the A66. It’s generally a good idea to consult the AA Route Planner for detailed Durham Tees Valley directions. Take a look at the relevant pages on directline-flights for useful information on Durham Tees Valley Airport parking and Durham Tees Valley Airport hotels.