University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Directions, Transport and Travel To and From Newcastle upon Tyne University
(Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

Newcastle upon Tyne is easily accessible by road or air travel. There are various train and bus services that can take travellers from the major UK cities to Newcastle upon Tyne. Once in the city, travellers find it easy to go around using the Metro.

The major roads to reach Newcastlee upon Tyne are the A1, A69, and A167. City roads are well signposted, making it easy to travel from the city centre to the university.

Travel by Air

From the university, Newcastle International Airport is located 11 km / 7 miles north-west. Here, international and local flights from all over UK and Ireland congregate and fly to other international and European destinations.

From the airport, travellers can hail taxis to take them directly to the university or to the city centre in about 15 minutes. Travellers can also board the Metro at the airport's own Metro station.

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Car Hire and Road Travel

By road, Newcastle offers plenty of choice localities to visit. England's East Coast stretches endlessly in both directions and an untouched countryside is nearby. You can arrange car hire in the city as several rental services are represented in Newcastle. However, you can save money by booking your hire car in advance online as there is one service providing the most lucrative deals on vehicle hire.

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Car Parking

Parking spaces in the university are hard to come by. Travellers with their own vehicles can use public car parks in Newcastle's centre, along Claremont Road, or on John Dobson Street. Parking fees are usually paid per hour or per day, depending on your preference.

Travel by Trains and Rail

Travellers coming from London can take the train to Newcastle Central Station. This station connects England and Scotland. Expect a minimum of three hours travel time coming from King's Cross to Newcastle. From the train station, travellers can take a bus, taxi, or the Metro to get to the nearby destinations. Central Station is just a fifteen-minute walk from the university.

Travel by Buses and Coachl

Travelers arriving in Newcastle by bus will usually arrive in Newcastle Coach Station. This is located near the Central Station, and also houses a Metro station and taxi rank. The university is only a fifteen-minute walk from the Newcastle Coach Station. Ledon Square and Haymarket also contain two other bus depots in Newcastle.

Travel by Taxi

Taxis are easy to come by in Newcastle. They are located in the city's airports, train stations, and bus stations. Taxis can be hailed and can take you to nearby destinations in the city centre. They can also be rented from reputable taxi companies outside the public transport stations.

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