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Travel made easy for England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street Riverside – 27-31 May

News   •   May 03, 2016 13:17 BST

England take on Sri Lanka in a Test Match at Emirates Riverside in Chester-le-Street from 27 until 31 May and here's your travel guide.

We have a special service to take you direct to the ground, as well as a wide range of other buses that run by the ground or take you to Chester-le-Street which is approximately 10 minutes walk away.


Special service

Service 500

Durham Railway Station – Chester-le-Street Emirates Riverside

  • Buses run from 8.30am then a frequent service until 12pm
  • £2 per single journey

RETURNING to Durham Rail Station

  • Buses run from 6pm then a frequent service until 7.30pm

Return journeys may need to run earlier or later, dependent on weather conditions and the actual cricket match finishing time.


Buses serving Emirates Riverside

See it Do it 36

  • Up to every 30 minutes from Castletown, Sunderland, Silksworth, East Herrington, Herrington Burn, Newbottle, Houghton-le-Spring, Fence Houses, Great Lumley and Chester-le-Street.
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Coast and CountryCoast & Country 78

  • Up to every 30 minutes from Consett, Leadgate, Annfield Plain, Stanley, South Stanley, Craghead, Grange Villa, Pelton, Chester-le-Street, Great Lumley, Shiney Row, Hastings Hill and Sunday.
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Buses serving Chester-le-Street Front Street

Coast & Country 8Coast and Country

  • Up to every 30 minutes from Stanley, Beamish, Pelton, Washington and Sunderland.
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Angel 21Angel

  • Up to every 7 minutes from Newcastle, Gateshead, Low Fell, Harlow Green and Birtley.
  • Up to every 15 minutes from Durham Bus Station, Framwellgate Moor and Plawsworth.
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Waggonway logoWaggonway 28/28A

  • Up to every 30 minutes from Newcastle, Gateshead, Kibblesworth (28A only), Wrekenton (28 only), Birtley, Ouston, Pelton, Beamish and Grange Villa.
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Lambton WormLambton Worm 34/34A

  • Up to every 15 minutes from Waldridge Park, South Pelaw, Pelton, Ouston and Urpeth Grange.
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Whey Aye Five 0Whey Aye Five-O 50

  • Up to every 30 minutes from South Shields, Boldon, Concord, Washington, Lambton, Ayton, Waldridge Park, Arnison Centre, Framwellgate Moor and Durham.
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The Castles Express X21

  • Up to every 30 minutes from Bishop Auckland, Spennymoor, Tudhoe, Durham, Framwellgate Moor, Plawsworth, Chester-le-Street, Low Fell The Cannon, Gateshead and Newcastle.
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Service X25

  • Up to every 30 minutes from Langley Park, Witton Gilbert, Sacriston, Edmondsley, Waldridge Park, Barley Mow, Portobello, Wrekenton, Gateshead and Newcastle.
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