South Tees Innovation, Research and Education (STRIVE)

Academic Centre

The James Cook University Hospital, 

Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW

Travel information

By car

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By bus

Local bus services provide regular links from Middlesbrough and most major towns in the North east. The major bus operators are Arriva, Stagecoach on Teesside and Leven Valley. For further information about local bus times call Traveline on 0871 2002233 or visit the Connect Tees Valley website. If you are travelling from further afield contact National Express Coach Services on 08717 818178.

By rail

The  James Cook University Hospital rail station is now in operation. The service, operated by Northern Rail, is on the Esk Valley line that connects Middlesbrough and Whitby, via Nunthorpe. The station is on the east side of the site and is a five to ten minute walk from the hospital’s South and Bridge entrances.

For information about ticket prices to others stops and season ticket arrangements  click here to visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

For more information about rail services contact 0845 7484950.

Next nearest stations:

  • James Cook
  • Marton – 1 mile
  • Middlesbrough – 2.5 miles

By plane

The north east of england has three airports which are within reasonable travelling distance to Middlesbrough:

Durham Tees Valley (15 - 20 minutes via taxi)

Newcastle International (40 - 45 minutes via taxi)

Leeds Bradford (45 - 50 minutes via taxi)

You can search flight times and book online at

Taxi numbers

We recommend that all taxi's are booked through:

Boro cars (01642 222333)