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Due to essential maintenance, the following systems will be unavailable until 7.00am on Thursday 18 August: our online council tax, business rates and housing benefit overpayments service and our welfare assistance form. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Free parking after 2.00pm in our on-street and off-street car parks across the county - no ticket needed. This excludes car parks at Hardwick Park, Wharton Park and Riverside Park (South Ropery Lane, North Ropery Lane and the Donald Owen Clark car parks).

Coach parking in Durham City


Coach parking information in Durham City.

Coach drop-offs and pick-ups

Coach drop-off and pick-ups are at Freeman's Place. From Freeman's Place you can walk up to the city centre, or catch the Durham Cathedral Bus, which operates from the bus stop at Freeman's Place.  

Information for coach drivers

Once you have dropped your passengers off at Freeman's Place, coach parking is at our Belmont Park and Ride site. This coach park is situated on the A690, approximately 300m east of Junction 62 of the A1 (10 minutes from Durham City centre).

Parking is free and coach drivers have access to toilets and facilities for cleaning coaches. There are spaces for 30 coaches. The petrol station, which has a 'Costa' facility is approximately 100m east of the coach park (on the A690). 

Coach drivers have free travel in and out of Durham City centre from this coach park on our Durham City Park and Ride service. This free travel is available from 7.00am until 7.00pm, Monday to Saturday (on Sundays this service is not available).

At the end of your visit, return to the city centre to pick up your passengers.

Download  Icon for pdf Durham City coach drop off point (PDF, 403.3kb) .

Contact us
Durham City Park and Ride
0191 374 1702
Our address is:
  • Belmont Park and Ride
  • Belmont
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 1SR
0191 374 1698
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