Hartlepool is served by excellent transport links, linking the town with the rest of the UK and Europe.
The excellence of the North’s fast road network is enhanced by the lack of major traffic congestion. Motorway standard routes allow quick and stress free travel.
The A689 links with both the A19 and A1(M) to provide easy access from the North and South. With the A1(M) linking with the M6 easy access is available from the West.
From the North West, the A66 offers connections to the M6.
|Leeds||67||1 hour 15 mins|
|Hull||93||1 hour 40 mins|
|London||257||4 hours 40 mins|
|Dover||320||5 hours 45 mins|
|Edinburgh||140||2 hours 20 mins|
|Durham TeesValley Airport||20||28 mins|
|Newcastle Airport||38||45 mins|
* Approximate time to Hartlepool calculated according to 45mph for short distances and 55mph for longer journeys.
Newcastle and Durham TeesValley Airports handling flights from the UK and European airports serve the region. Both have regular flights to Heathrow and Amsterdam for connections to all international routes. For flight information you can contact:
Newcastle International Airport Tel: 0191 214 4444
Durham TeesValley Airport Tel: 01325 332811
National Express travel enquiries can be made by calling: National call – 0990 808080 (calls are answered daily between 0800 – 2200 hours)
A fast and regular service runs between the North East and London. London and Edinburgh have direct speed services operating to Darlington from where you can catch a local connection to Hartlepool. Hartlepool now has its own direct rail service to London by operator Grand Central.
Direct trains operate to Newcastle, Darlington, Stockton and Middlesbrough on a regular basis. Trains operate direct to Manchester from Hartlepool.
24 hour information on train times and fares can be obtained by telephoning 0345 484950 or visiting their website.
Scandinavian Seaways and Fjordline operate out of North Shields, whilst P&O North Sea Ferries operate daily services from Hull to Rotterdam and Zeebrugge.
Scandinavian Seaways Tel: 0191 296 0101
Fjordline Tel: 0191 296 1313
P&O North Sea Ferries Tel: 01482 377177
Maps & Route Planners
There are some excellent services now available on the internet:
Will the weather affect your journey? Visit our weather page for an up-to-date service including 7 day forecasts.
Address: Hartlepool Information Centre, Church Square, Hartlepool. TS24 7EQ
Telephone: 01429 869706