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With five international airports within reach, easy access to the Strategic Road Network, and well-established rail and port connections, Middlesbrough is a gateway to the UK and the rest of the world. Our advanced digital network will enhance your business, with nearly 100% superfast broadband coverage and 5G coverage coming soon.


  • Teesside Airport: 19 minute drive
  • Newcastle Airport: 1 hour drive
  • Leeds Bradford Airport: 1 hour 16 minute drive
  • Doncaster Sheffield Airport: 1 hour 40 minute drive
  • Manchester Airport: 2 hour 14 minute drive and direct connection via rail


Middlesbrough is served by one main rail station.

  • Centrally located
  • One of the busiest stations in the North East, with 1.2 million passengers per annum
  • £7 million committed to large-scale improvements
  • Direct connections to Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Leeds
  • Direct connection to London from 2020


Middlesbrough’s bus station is located in the centre of town, with excellent local and regional connections.


  • Connected to the Strategic Road Network via the A66 and A19
  • Journey to Newcastle: 55 minutes
  • Journey to Leeds: 1 hour 18 minutes
  • Journey to Manchester: 2 hours 14 minutes
  • Journey to Edinburgh: 3 hours 17 minutes
  • Journey to London: 4 hours 50 minutes


  • Teesport: 16 minute drive
  • Port of Tyne: 47 minute drive
Link to download the City Centre Strategy