There are 5 ways to get from Durham to Stockton-on-Tees by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Thornaby

$11 - $18

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Leazes Rd - Underpass Stand A (Shelter) to Stockton, High Street Stand D (Central Island) X12

$8

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Thornaby

$12 - $53

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Durham to Stockton-on-Tees 21.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Durham to Stockton-on-Tees 21.1 miles

$4 - $7

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Durham, Leazes Rd - Underpass Stand A (Shelter) and arriving at Stockton, High Street Stand D (Central Island). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Durham and arriving at Thornaby. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Durham and Stockton-on-Tees is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Durham to Stockton-on-Tees without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs .

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The train from Durham to Thornaby takes 44 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Durham to Stockton-on-Tees bus services, operated by Arriva North East, depart from Durham, Leazes Rd - Underpass Stand A (Shelter) station.

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Durham to Stockton-on-Tees train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Durham station.

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The best way to get from Durham to Stockton-on-Tees is to train which takes 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 50 min.

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Durham to Stockton-on-Tees bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Stockton, High Street Stand D (Central Island) station.

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Durham to Stockton-on-Tees train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Thornaby station.

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Map of how to get from Durham to Stockton-on-Tees.
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  • Distance: 17.8 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Durham, England and Stockton-on-Tees, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Durham to Stockton-on-Tees once a week. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, Arriva North East operates a bus from Durham to Stockton-on-Tees every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Durham to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Durham to Darlington
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Durham to Darlington
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Darlington to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Durham, Leazes Rd - Underpass Stand A (Shelter) to Stockton, High Street Stand D (Central Island)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Durham to Stockton-on-Tees
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Durham to Stockton-on-Tees is 21 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Durham to Stockton-on-Tees.

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