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Getting around

Whether you’re travelling into Newcastle by car, bus, train or plane, the city is easy to reach. Read on for a range of transport options.

By Car

Newcastle is served by a number of major roads including the A167, B1318, A1058, A193 and A186.

Plenty of centrally located car parks make exploring the city easy. For a map of all multi-storey and on-street parking options in the city centre, visit our Car Parking page.

By Metro

With five stops in the city centre, Newcastle’s Metro system is perfect for getting into town quickly and easily. Visit the Nexus website for Metro timetables and station locations.

By Bus

A wide network of bus operators make it easier to get into Newcastle city centre. Visit Nexus, Stagecoach, Go North East, and Arriva for bus timetables and routes.

By Train

Zip into the city via train at Newcastle’s Central Station, perfectly positioned within walking distance of several hotels and local attractions. For more information about travelling into Newcastle by train visit the National Rail website.

By Plane

Located less than 7 miles from the city centre, Newcastle Airport is served by several airlines including Ryanair, Jet2, Loganair, easyJet, KLM and British Airways. The Airport Metro station offers easy access to Newcastle city centre, the coast and wider Tyneside region.

By Taxi

Newcastle is home to several taxi ranks, making travelling in and out of the city even easier. Alongside conveniently located taxi ranks outside prominent locations like Central Station, the city is served by a number of nearby taxi companies including Premier Taxis, Blueline Taxis and LA Taxis.

By Scooter

Fancy seeing the city in a different way? Why not explore everything Newcastle has to offer on a Neuron e-scooter? For more information and hiring a Neuron scooter visit the Newcastle City Council website.

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