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Changes to bus timetables and routes


Bus companies are running revised timetables due to Covid-19.

Bus operators are increasing many services to ensure people can make essential journeys. Information on service changes for each bus operator is provided here. Please note that all services will continue to be monitored in line with demand and ongoing advice from the government and public health bodies.

Please only use public transport if necessary. If you have any concerns about travelling on buses, please contact the relevant bus operator.

Note that is is mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt) when using public transport in England. See our Latest travel advice page for advice about face coverings.

Durham bus station has reopened. If you are travelling to and from the station, please ensure you follow social distancing guidance.

Arriva North East

Go North East

Weardale Motor Services

  • 84 (Crook Town Service) - Saturday timetable operating Monday to Saturday
  • 101 (Stanhope to Bishop Auckland) - operating an hourly service to Crook, with journeys to Bishop Auckland at key times
  • X21 (Stanhope to Newcastle) - cancelled until further notice
  • other services running as normal

Stanley Travel

  • 713 (Flinthill to Stanley) - operating a reduced timetable

Scarlet Band

  • Service 35A (Bishop Auckland to Ferryhill) - operating a reduced timetable
  • 108 (Bishop Auckland to Wear Valley View) - Saturday timetable operating Monday to Saturday
  • 109 (Bishop Auckland to Oakenshaw - Saturday timetable operating Monday to Saturday
  • S1 (South Road Colleges to Gilesgate Moor) - operating a reduced timetable
  • other services running as normal

Durham County Council

The following services are cancelled until further notice:

  • 205 (Peterlee to Horden)
  • 215 (Seaham Interchange to Deneside and Westlea)
  • 726 (Sacriston and Nettlesworth to Chester-le-Street)

All other operators

  • services running to existing timetables until further notice
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