Taking the Train from Newcastle
Newcastle Central station is located in the centre of the city, adjacent to Neville Street. The station has its own stop on the Tyne and Wear Metro for connections to the airport and around the Tyneside region. Bus stops on Neville Street offer routes across the city, including some night services, and there is a taxi rank directly in front of the station.
Getting into Durham by Train
Durham is a picturesque and historic city with a skyline dominated by its castle and 11th-century Cathedral, notable for housing 3 copies of the Magna Carta. The atmospheric World Heritage Site of the old town is contained within a loop of the river Wear, with scenic walks along its banks and rowing boats for hire. Durham station is located high above the city to the east, a 15-minute walk from the centre via pedestrian walkways and stairs. The daytime shuttle bus service connects the station with the Market Square and Cathedral, although it does not operate on Sundays. There is a taxi rank outside the station and a taxi booking office on platform 2.