Transport to and from Teesside International Airport – Rail, Coach, Bus

Teesside International Airport is easily accessible from the North of England via the A1 and from further North and into Scotland by both private and public transport. Explore the options below to find out which method of getting to Teesside is best for you.

You can often make big savings when you research which method of travel would suit you best and then book any tickets online. Usually the earlier you book, the cheaper deals you’ll find, so it is definitely worth arranging all transport to and from DTeesside International Airport in advance and to save you the panic and hassle of doing it last minute!

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Teesside International Airport

Travelling to Teesside International by car is a great option for most people. If you plan on driving and parking at the airport, there are plenty of cheap airport parking options to choose from.

If wish to stay at the airport the night before you fly, you can look for hotel and parking deals. This is a reasonably priced option and saves you the hassle of having to get up at the crack of dawn to travel for an early flight!

Teesside International Maps & Directions

Teesside International Airport is easily accessible by car via the A1 from the South and from various motorways and A roads further North.

You can find out much more about directions by visiting our Teesside International Maps & Directions page.

Durham Airport by Coach

National Express coaches stop in Darlington and from here, you can catch the number 12 bus which will take you to the airport. The bus stop at the airport is located at the side of the main terminal building.

From Middlesbrough you can get the number 20 bus to the airport. This bus goes via Stockton, Hartburn, Yarm, Eaglescliffe and Long Newton.

It is worth booking in advance as National Express have removed the booking fee when purchasing your tickets online.

Durham Airport by taxi

Need a Taxi? Find, compare and book the cheapest airport taxis
Taxis are a great, hassle-free and convenient way to get to the airport. There are over 100 taxi companies serving Teesside airport and the surrounding areas, many of which specialise in airport taxis and can offer great rates.

Find cheap airport taxis near you by checking out our Teesside airport Taxi Listings.

The listings include contact details and a description of each company’s services to help you book a taxi to suit your needs.

Teesside International Airport by Train


The nearest off-airport station is Darlington, which is about 7 miles away. You can get to the station from the airport via bus or taxi. (Taxi will cost around £15). Nearby Stockton-on-Tees has two railway stations: Stockton station and Thornaby station. These stations offer services to Manchester airport and Manchester Piccadilly, and Middlesbrough as well as Teesside.

Train times, cheapest fare finders and discounts on UK attractions can be found from . Booking in advance can save you up to 43% as opposed to booking at the train station, so it’s worth getting your tickets sorted online today!

Teesside International Airport by Bus

There are regular services between Teesside International Airport and Darlington, Stockton-on-Tees, Middlesbrough and Yarm. These services areoperated by Arriva.

  • Bus service 12 goes to Darlington
  • Bus service 12 with a change to X66 goes to Middlesbrough
  • Using the 2 buses above, then catch Bus Service 15 to Stockton-On-Tees
  • Bus service 12 with a change to X67 and then catching Bus Service 7 goes to Yarm

For more details on timetables and routes visit the Arriva or the Traveline sites.