Transport and infrastructure

Middlesbrough is ideally located within the Tees Valley with excellent national and international links by road, rail, air and sea. Direct road links to the A66, A19 and A1(M), and uncongested roads ensure an average commuting time of just over 20 minutes.

Middlesbrough’s bus station is located in the town centre and has 37,000 people passing through per day and 50,000 buses and coaches per year.

Middlesbrough’s main line rail station is the fourth busiest in the North East region, with 1.5 million passengers per annum. The Grade II listed station building is currently undergoing major renovation and there are plans to improve services further with a direct link between Middlesbrough and London.

Durham Tees Valley Airport, which has flights to UK destinations and Amsterdam Schiphol, is on our doorstep and within a 50 mile radius there are Newcastle and Leeds Bradford International Airports.

Middlesbrough Council is committed to improving access to public spaces Wi-Fi in the town centre. We’re working with a provider to ensure that unlimited free Wi-Fi will be available in public spaces by end of 2018.

Middlesbrough led the way with innovative parking offers to increase footfall and dwell time in the town centre. Two hours free parking, and reduced all day parking at a rate of £1.60, are available at a number of locations throughout the town.