Travelling to us by car
If you are planning to travel to The Auckland Project by car here are some estimated travel distances which may help you plan your day.
We are located approximately 12 miles from Durham, 13 miles from Darlington, 25 miles from Middlesbrough and 30 miles from Newcastle-upon-Tyne. From the A1 motorway take the A688 from Durham Services (J61) to Bishop Auckland.
We operate North Bondgate car park, just 4 minutes’ walk from Auckland Tower and the Mining Art Gallery. The Sat Nav postcode for the car park is DL14 7PG.
Charges apply Monday to Saturday 8am–6pm (including Bank Holidays).
60p for up to 2 hours, 50p per hour thereafter. Open 24 hours.
If you are planning your journey to us by train here are some useful times and links to help you plan your trip:
London to Bishop Auckland: approximately 3 hr 19 min
York to Bishop Auckland: approximately 1 hr 12 min
Newcastle to Bishop Auckland: approximately 1 hr 4 min
Darlington to Bishop Auckland: approximately 26 min
Bishop Auckland has regular bus connections around the region.
Go North East launched a new service, The Castles Express, from Newcastle to Bishop Auckland in March 2016.
Find out more information about buses here
For local taxi services please click here.
For further information call 01388 743 750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org