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Travelling in Newcastle Gateshead

It’s easy to travel to NewcastleGateshead and there are so many ways to do it!

With Newcastle International Airport located less than 8 miles out of the city centre, fast and frequent rail connections, an international ferry terminal and a number of major road routes, travelling to Newcastle and Gateshead is quick and easy.

Newcastle’s Central Station is in the heart of the city centre so you can begin experiencing the city’s vibrant culture as soon as you step off the train. Alternatively, if you're arriving by air, the city centre is just a Metro ride away. Once you've arrived in NewcastleGateshead, getting around is just as straightforward as getting here. As Newcastle city centre is compact, many of its best sights are within walking distance or you can hire a bike to ride along the Quayside or across the bridge to Gateshead.

If you're heading outside of the city to the surrounding areas such as Jesmond, the Coast or Ouseburn, simply jump on the quick and efficient Tyne & Wear Metro system or one of the many buses including the Quaylink which will take you to Ouseburn Valley or across the river towards BALTIC and Sage Gateshead. Car hire is also readily available throughout Newcastle and Gateshead so you can explore further afield. Why not visit Northumberland for the day or venture to intu Metrocentre for a fantastic shopping experience? There are great maps and travel guides to help you find your way around the region.

So howay, what are you waiting for? Hop on a train, jump in the car, relax on the ferry or board a plane and we’ll see you on your next visit to NewcastleGateshead.

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