Middlesbrough is perfectly positioned between the North Yorkshire Moors and County Durham. The city at the heart of the Tees Valley, it boasts great transportation links to the rest of the UK.
Road – A19 and A66 are the major road routes in to the town North and South from the A1 (M).
Coach – Middlesbrough bus station in the centre of town has well-connected coach routes which connect to all corners of the UK.
Rail – Middlesbrough railway station is located in Middlesbrough’s historic quarter, and connects to the whole of the UK. Trains run direct to Manchester, and every part of the Tees Valley is easily accessible by train. Edinburgh and London can be reached by connecting trains at Darlington. Plans for a third platform are underway, which will connect directly to London and other major cities. Tees Valley has a strong rail heritage; the Stockton to Darlington passenger train was the first in the world.
Ferry – Middlesbrough is close to the coast. You can take a 50 minute drive to Newcastle and sail to Amsterdam with DFDS Seaways, and P&O Ferries sail daily from Hull to Rotterdam and Zeebrugge.
Air – Teesside International Airport is approximately 30 minutes’ drive from Middlesbrough and runs regular flights to Amsterdam which is the gateway to the rest of the world. Domestic flights also arrive and depart from the airport, and further destinations are planned for the future. Newcastle International Airport is around a 1 hour drive, and serves over 80 destinations.
Where to stay
Middlesbrough has a range of accommodation that caters for all budgets, and you’re sure to be greeted with a warm welcome wherever you stay. Accommodation providers are perfectly positioned in close proximity to everything that Middlesbrough has to offer, as well the stunning North Yorkshire Moors and nearby Victorian coastal towns.
Visit Enjoy Tees Valley for more accommodation offers in Middlesbrough and the wider Tees Valley.