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Directions to Darlington FC

By Car
For sat nav users: DL14 9AE

Whilst there is parking on site, BAFC encourages car sharing and use of public transport. Bike racks available next to turnstile 1.

From Darlington (South)

From junction 58 from the A1, take the A68 towards Bishop Auckland. At the West Auckland by-pass, turn right at the roundabout. Go straight across at the next roundabout and the stadium is located 500 yards on your left.

From Darlington (North)

From junction 59 from the A1, take the A167 towards Aycliffe. Take the first left onto St.Andrews Way (B6444). Follow this to join the A6072 to Bishop Auckland, go through 3 roundabouts. Take first exit on to A688 and stadium will be on your right.

By Darlington Supporter’s Trust Bus

Darlington Supporter’s Trust runs buses to games at Heritage Park. Bookings are taken from the club shop located at the indoor market in Darlington town centre. You can also find more information by emailing You can also make a booking by texting 07808 900031. You will need to leave your name and confirm whether you are getting on at the Dolphin Centre or Cockerton Library. No advance payment is required. Buses to Heritage Park will leave the Dolphin Centre 1 hour before the advertised kick-off time and will pick-up at Cockerton Library approximately 10 minutes later. The bus will leave Heritage Park 15 minutes after the final whistle.

Prices for the 2013/14 season are £5 return for adults and £3 return for juniors (those of school or pre-school age). There is also a discount for regular users – make 4 trips on the bus and your 5th trip is free! Therefore, it’s important that when making reservations for others that you leave the name of everyone in your party. If you have any questions about the service be sure to contact Darlington Supporter’s Trust.

It is also worth keeping an eye on their twitter feed (@DarloTrust) and their website ( for updates on the service.

By Public Transport

Most buses stop a few hundred yards from the ground. Some useful services are noted below.

X1 Crook to Darlington

The X1 leaves Darlington from Prebend Row and stops at Tindale Crescent a short walk from the ground. Buses run every 15 minutes or so from Darlington town centre but some buses stop at Bishop Auckland bus station only so please check the service before departing. More information & timetables

(Northern Rail)

Northern Rail runs a train service from Darlington train station to Bishop Auckland train station. The trains run every 26 minutes during the day. There are a handful of evening services. Bishop Auckland train station is roughly a mile and a half away from Heritage Park. More information & timetables