The Dales Hospital Link

What does it do?

The Dales Hospital Link is a flexible bus service linking Teesdale and Weardale with Darlington Memorial Hospital and Bishop Auckland Hospital.

Who it is for?

Anyone can use the service as long as they are travelling to or from hospital and live in parts of Teesdale and Weardale within the scope of the scheme.

Where it is available?

Local service (Teesdale, Wear Valley).

What it costs:

£2.50 per single journey (children under 14 years £1). Concessionary passes are valid on this service. If you are eligible to reclaim the cost of your travel, this continues to be assessed by the hospital.

How to access or apply for it:

Contact the Travel Response Centre (0191) 383 5383 to make the booking. Patients will be given a half hour ‘window’ in which they will be picked up.

Additional information:

Pre-booking using Travel Response is essential on the service.


Info last updated:

Barnard Castle Surgery, Victoria Road, Barnard Castle, Teesdale, Durham, DL12 8HT