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Getting around

Everyone has their own way of getting into and around Newcastle. Whether you’re travelling by car, train, bus or cycle, the city is easy to reach. 

By Car

There's plenty of parking options for every shopper, theatre-goer, foodie and worker! The Alive after Five initiative offers free parking in 7 council multi-story car-parks after 5pm, Monday - Saturday.

Useful links:
Newcastle City Council Car Parks
Alive after Five
Stephenson Quarter Car Park

By Bus

There's a wide network of bus operators making it easier to get into Newcastle City Centre.

Useful links:
Go North East

By Metro

With five stops in the city centre, Newcastle's Metro system is perfect for getting into town quickly and easily.  

Useful links:


By Train

Arrive in Newcastle by train and you’ll find so much of the city easily accessible from Central Station. If you need to travel further into the city, the station is also well connected by Metro, bus and taxi.

Useful links:
National Rail
National Express



Newcastle is also one of the first cities in the UK in which Mobikes are available. Mobike is a bike sharing service to fulfil urban short trips - anytime, to any authorized parking destination.

Mobike provides an affordable means of shared transportation for convenient short urban trips while reducing congestion, and our city's carbon footprint.


For the match

If you’re planning to go to the match at St James’ Park, we’re working with Altoonative Travel to help plan your trip. Avoid the match day madness. Find out more about Altoonative Travel.

Altoonative travel