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Great Travel Deals for the Durham University International Study Centre

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What is available?

Travel for £1 a day

We have a great range of travel discounts for staff and students at the Durham University International Study Centre (ISC) in Stockton-on-Tees. From just £1 a day, you can enjoy unlimited travel on bus service X12 between Middlesbrough, Teesside Park, Stockton-on-Tees, Sedgefield, Durham and Newcastle plus all Arriva North East buses in the Durham area. Tickets are also available for one week, one term or a full academic year. See the table below for full details.

  Day Weekly One Term Full Academic Year  
Durham University ISC
£1.00 £5.00 £45.00 £120.00 Buy now

Where can I go?

Staff and students get unlimited travel on bus service X12 between Middlesbrough, Teesside Park, Stockton-on-Tees, Sedgefield and Durham plus all Arriva North East buses in our Durham District zone. Students can also travel to Gateshead and Newcastle on the X12, but staff can only go as far as Barley Mow (which is the boundary between County Durham and Tyne & Wear). Click the map and timetable below for full details.

View X12 timetable

Durham University International Studies Centre map

Download the map as a PDF

How do I buy a ticket?

Buy one-day and weekly tickets from your bus driver. Simply show the driver your ID card from the International Study Centre when you board the bus and pay in cash or by contactless. Buy tickets for one week and longer periods online or through our Arriva m-ticket mobile app. You must have your ID card (along with a valid ticket) whenever you travel.

Spread the cost of an Annual ticket by paying in monthly instalments through our Direct Debit scheme.

You choose when to begin your payments and on what day they are taken from your bank account every month.

Benefits

  • Payment by Direct Debit
  • Monthly tickets
  • No photo required
  • No minimum contract - join and leave when you want with no penalty
  • Never lose your ticket again - you can choose to have it delivered to your mobile phone with the Arriva m-ticket app if you wish

How the scheme works

It's a simple 2-step process to get your ticket:

Step 1 : Order your ticket online by choosing your local travel zone from the list below
  • Complete the online application form by clicking the 'apply now' button - you will need your bank account details.
  • Payments are taken on the 1st or 15th of each month
  • Please allow at least 2 weeks to register before the date of your first Direct Debit payment
  • For payments on the 1st, tickets are dispatched and commence on the 12th of the month
  • Payments made on the 15th are dispatched and commence on the 27th of each month
  • Please note the nearest Direct Debit date will be the default option to choose
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Step 2 : Receive your ticket in the post each month

m-tickets can also be delivered to your iPhone or Android handset. To receive an m-ticket you must download the free Arriva m-ticket app and register your details.

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