Durham University is located within Durham city centre, which is easily accessible by train (less than 2 hours from Edinburgh, 2 hours from Manchester, 3 hours from London). The closest international airport is Newcastle International Airport. Limited car parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis; if you have queries about traveling by car, please contact the organisers.


There are a wide variety of accommodation options available in and around Durham city centre. A list of suggestions is provided below.

University Accommodation

Premier Inn


Hotel Indigo

Radisson Blu Hotel

Marriott Hotel Royal County

Farnley Tower

Visiting Durham

Durham University is located within a World Heritage Site, featuring Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. To see a list of local attractions, visit the University Visitor Attractions page and County Durham tourism site.