Alternative bus services
Information about 'on demand' community bus services in County Durham. These services are available when ordinary public transport isn't an option because there's no regular service or someone has problems using a regular bus.
contact us to book any of these services.
Hospital patients and visitors
Hospital transport services - information about pre-bookable travel options for patients who have trouble getting to appointments (e.g. at the hospital or doctors' surgeries).
Disabled or mobility issues
Access bus service - provides people who have limited mobility with a door-to-door transport service to popular shopping and leisure destinations.
Help to Health
This is a new countywide volunteer driver service to help patients attend hospital and other health appointments. To find out more or to make a booking, visit Help to Health.
Rural / community
Link2 bus is a pre-bookable bus service for people making journeys (up to five miles) where there is no other suitable bus, for example in rural areas where the bus service may be limited. Each bus is fully accessible for people with disabilities or mobility problems.
Various taxibus services provide affordable travel at times of the day when it is not possible to offer a regular bus service. These include services for shift workers and some local routes linking villages and towns.