The city of Durham lies to the south of Newcastle in the
north-east of England
Durham is easily accessible by road and rail.
- Air: Newcastle &
Teesside Airports are 30 minutes' drive from Durham.
- Rail: On the main
London - Scotland line. London under 3 hours.
Edinburgh - 2 hours. National Rail Enquiries, Tel:
08457 48 49 50,
- Road: Durham lies
on the A1(M) between London and Edinburgh.
- City of Durham
Durham City Council
leisure and recreation website.
Residential accommodation at the conference will be in
Collingwood College where car parking is
freely available. A taxi from Durham railway station to the College during
daytime hours should cost
less than £5.00.
Overseas delegates arriving at London airports should go to
Kings Cross Station (which is served by several
Underground lines) and then take a
train to Durham.
For people arriving at Newcastle airport, there is a
service to Newcastle railway station at approximately 15 minute intervals
during daytime hours. Trains from Newcastle to Durham are frequent and you would
normally not have to wait more than an hour. You can access the train timetable