Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount
1 At a glance
Beamish is closed until further notice owing to COVID-19. For further information and news of future reopening please see their website.
- buses from Newcastle, Gateshead and Sunderland
- trains to Chester-le-Street and bus from there
- enjoy 25% entry off with your bus ticket*
From Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland and Chester-le-Street there are regular buses to Beamish. See Go North East for details or use the journey planner at the bottom of this page.
Bus 28/28A runs every half hour (hourly on Sundays) from Newcastle.
From further afield there are direct trains to Chester-le-Street from Newcastle, Durham, Darlington, York and other cities.Train times and prices
From the station, it's a 10-minute walk to the bus stop on South Burns - see mapOpen map
3 Plan your car-free journey
There is a taxi rank at Chester-le-Street station. The fare to Beamish is about £12.
There’s a lot to see in one day, but your entry ticket to Beamish is valid for 12 months.
* Travel to Beamish Museum on any Go North East bus and get 25% off an individual Beamish Unlimited Pass (not valid for online tickets).