Skip to content
  1. Do it online
  2. Login
  3. Have your say
  4. My Durham

Due to essential maintenance, the following systems will be unavailable from 6.00pm on Monday 2 October until 8.00am on Tuesday 3 October: our online council tax, business rates and housing benefit services, and our welfare assistance form. You will also not be able to register to pay council tax online, make a change of address for council tax or cancel single person discount. You are still able to make a payment during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Changes to bus timetables and routes

Passengers are advised to wear a face covering when using public transport in England.

Service changes from Sunday 26 March 2023

Go North East Prince Bishops 20 and 20A

  • Minor changes to the timetable to improve reliability.

Go North East Prince Bishops 20 and 20A

  • Minor changes to the timetable to improve reliability.

Go North East East Durham Explorer 65

  • Service to operate half-hourly.

Service 30/31

  • Change of Operator from JH Coaches to Stanley Travel.

Service 71

  • Change of Operator from Go North East to Gateshead Central Taxis.

Service changes from Sunday 2 April 2023

Arriva Service 23

  • The 5.59am Monday to Friday and 6:57am Saturday journeys from Easington to Hartlepool will be withdrawn due to low demand.

Arriva Services 49/49A

  • Services 49/49A will be revised to operate to a 20-minute frequency of service during Monday to Saturday daytimes, with two buses per hour operating as Service 49 and one per hour as Service 49A. Evening and Sunday times are unchanged and will continue to operate as they do now.

Arriva Service 56

  • Most Monday to Saturday daytime journeys will be revised to operate up to 5 minutes later than at present. There are no changes to evenings and Sundays.

Arriva Services 57/57A/58

  • Arriva Services 57/57A - Service cancelled
  • As part replacement, existing Service 58 will be extended to operate all day, instead of just evenings and Sundays as it does now. This revised Service 58 arrangement will therefore continue to provide an hourly service between Durham and Hartlepool, via Bowburn Estate, Coxhoe, Kelloe, Quarrington Hill, Cassop, Thornley, Wheatley Hill, Wingate, and Station Town.

Buses will operate this route all day Monday to Saturday but will terminate at Wheatley Hill or Station Town on a Sunday.

Gateshead Central service 59

  • Hartlepool to Kelloe - A new Service 59 that will provide direct links to Hartlepool and connection links with Service 58 & X12 at Kelloe or Coxhoe.

Arriva Service X12

  • A revised route will be in place locally within Teesside Park in Stockton, following concerns around congestion and park access. Also, revised to serve all stops between Coxhoe and Durham City Centre.

Arriva Services ED1,ED3, ED5

  • Change to afternoon timetable, requested by East Durham College.