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Whether you prefer to fly, catch the train, take a ferry or drive, the Tees Valley is simple to get to and to get around. 

London, Edinburgh and Manchester are an easy two-and-a-half-hour train journey away and Newcastle, North Yorkshire and the Lake District are all within an hour’s drive.

Find out more about how to get here by Air, Rail, Road or Ferry by clicking an option below.

By Air

Teesside International Airport

Teesside International Airport connects the Tees Valley to every corner of the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands within just an hour’s flight time.

Located near Darlington, regular domestic flights to and from Aberdeen, Belfast City, Dublin, Jersey, London Heathrow and Newquay makes your trip to the region within easy reach.

If you are travelling from further afield, daily connections via Amsterdam’s Airport Schiphol and London Heathrow, connects us to the rest of the world.

With just a 10-minute walk from touchdown to taxi you’ll be ready to discover the Tees Valley as soon as you land.

Newcastle International Airport

All of the Tees Valley is within a 90-minute drive of Newcastle International Airport, which flies direct to more than 80 destinations around the world.

By Rail

As you would expect from the birthplace of the modern passenger railway, the Tees Valley is easy to access by rail.

The Tees Valley is an easy two-and-a-half hour train journey from London while Edinburgh and Manchester are closer still. There are local rail connections between each area and you’ll find main train stations in Darlington, Middlesbrough and Hartlepool.

The area is served by the below train operators;
•    Cross Country Trains 
•    Northern Rail
•    Transpennine Express
•    Virgin Trains East Coast 
•    Grand Central Rail 

For a list of all of the stations located in the Tees Valley and for more information on travelling to the Tees Valley by train visit Connect Tees Valley

By Road

The A1 (M), A19 and A66 run through the region from the North to South and East to West making each area of the Tees Valley easy to get to if you are travelling by car. 

Journey planners and live travel updates are available via Connect Tees Valley.

Electric Car Charging Points

Find your closest electric car charging point here.

By Ferry

P&O Ferries sail daily from Hull to Rotterdam and Zeebrugge and DFDS Seaways sail from Newcastle to Amsterdam. 

For further information contact:
P & O Ferries Call 08705 202020 or visit 
DFDS Seaways Call 08705 333000 or visit 

Both Hull and Newcastle can be reached by train or by road from the Tees Valley. To plan your journey visit Connect Tees Valley


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