If you are travelling further afield the train might be the best option for you. Rail travel offers a practical and economical alternative to car journeys for commuting, business travel and leisure trips.
Seaton Carew benefits from its own train station located just 1km away from Seaton Sands, on Station Lane. From here you can catch an hourly train to destinations including Sunderland, Newcastle, Hartlepool and Stockton. The station can easily be accessed by walking or cycling given its proximity to Seaton Sands, or the Number 1 bus provides a direct public transport link.
By connecting with other services at it is of course possible to travel by train to a wide range of destinations both locally and nationally. The easiest way to plan a journey by train is to use one of the online rail enquiry websites, such as National Rail Enquiries. Simply select the station you wish to travel from and to, and the dates/times, and the system will not only tell you which trains you should catch, but will also tell you how much your journey will cost and then let you book your tickets.
A map illustrating the route of local lines and nearby stations can be seen using the following link. The map clearly illustrates which locations can be accessed directly, or where connections to other services can be made.