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Bus, train and taxi services for Lumiere

Find out about extra bus services for Lumiere and the location of taxi ranks throughout the festival.


All Arriva bus services are operating as normal during Lumiere. Additional journeys will be provided on Arriva service 7 and extra buses on  service 6 during this event. Up to date information on Arriva services is available at Arriva North East.

Go North East

Go North East services will not be operating due to industrial action.

Bus routes and stops affected by road closures


No vehicle access (between Providence Row and Millenium Square) from 2.00pm each day. Bus services will not serve Clayport - Millenium Place stops.

Clayport - Millenium Place (Outbound) closed from 2.00pm

  • 40A - no service after 1.00pm
  •  65, 204, 204A, X62, 64 will operate from Millburngate Bridge from 2.00pm

Clayport - Millenium Place (Inbound) closed from 2.00pm

  • 64, 65, 204, 204A, X62 will operate from Leazes Underpass Stand B from 2.00pm

Market Place

No vehicle access between the Market Place and Palace Green from 1.00pm each day

  • Cathedral Bus 40, 40A will operate until 1.00pm

Park and Ride Services

Lumiere Park and Ride


If you're coming from further afield, you can catch regular trains to and from Durham. See National Rail for more information.


You'll be able to get a taxi from Old Elvet or to the rear of the Durham Bus Station (New bus station concourse, access via North Road).