Getting here

Whether you’re travelling by car, bus, train or taxi, it’s quick and easy to get to Teesside Airport and jet off to your next adventure.

By Car

Teesside Airport is just a stone’s throw away from major north-south and east-west connections of the A1(M) and A66. No matter where you live in Tees Valley, you’ll never be more than 45 minutes away from our doorstep – it’s just 35 minutes from Hartlepool and Redcar, 20 minutes from Middlesbrough and around 15 from Darlington and Stockton.   

Coming from further afield? Teesside Airport is just over 50 minutes from the centre of Newcastle and 75 minutes from Leeds.  

From the North   

A19 – Take the A19 (signposted The South/Teesside) and leave to join the A66 signposted Darlington. 
Follow signs for the airport.   

A1(M) – Take the A1(M) (signposted The South) and leave at Junction 59. 
At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A167 (signposted Darlington). Follow signs for the airport.   

From the South   

A19 – Follow the A19 (signposted The North) before turning onto the A66 (signposted Darlington). 
Follow signs for airport.   

A1(M) – Leave the A1(M) at Junction 57 then join the A66 (signposted Darlington, Teesside). 
Follow signs for the airport.  

From the East/West 

A66 – Leave the A66 at the junction signposted Long Newton, Urlay Nook and Airport  

A67 – Leave the A67 at the roundabout signposted for the airport.  

The airport’s postcode is DL2 1LU, which will take you to our car park – directly in front of our terminal building and with some of the cheapest parking rates in the North.   

You can book your parking in our main car park or use our drop-off and pick-up if you’re giving someone a lift. To book your parking and for more information, visit our Parking page Parking Information – Teesside International Airport. 

By Bus

The Number 12 bus serves the airport six times per day – two before 9am and four from 3.25pm onwards – running from Hurworth through Darlington town centre, Morton Park and Middleton St George to the terminal building.   

Darlington town centre is just a ten-minute walk from Darlington train station, which is served by the East Coast Main Line and has regular connections to Edinburgh, Newcastle, York and London as well as regional links to Saltburn, Redcar, Middlesbrough and Bishop Auckland.   

To find out more visit arrivabus.co.uk or for impartial advice or further information about public transport services please visit traveline.info or call 0871 200 22 33.

By Train

The nearest train station is Darlington, just a 12-minute drive from the airport, with a dedicated taxi rank. The station itself is which is served by the East Coast Main Line and has regular connections to Edinburgh, Newcastle, York and London as well as regional links to Saltburn, Redcar, Middlesbrough and Bishop Auckland.

By Taxi

1AB Taxis Ltd is based on-site, with a booking desk in the main terminal and dedicated pick-up point directly outside.  

It operates a 24/7 service 365 days a year, with a modern fleet of vehicles, carrying up to eight passengers at a time.    

All you need to do is call 01325 282 828 / 01325 466 664 to book a taxi.  


1AB Taxis Ltd freephone is also available for all airport customers to use. It is located at the baggage collection point in the arrivals hallway. Simply lift the receiver and wait for a connection and you will automatically be linked to the 1AB Taxis Ltd call centre. The 1AB Taxis Ltd dedicated team will be pleased to help you with all your taxi requirements.  


Download the 1AB Taxis Ltd app on Android or iPhone. It’s a free app from where you can manage all your taxis requirements. You can track your vehicle, edit or cancel your journey all at the click of a button. Payments can be made on the secure app or in the vehicle via the secure in-car card terminals using chip and pin, Apple Pay or contactless. All credit / debit cards are accepted.   

For more information on our taxi partners visit their website:  www.1abtaxis.co.uk