Getting To Newcastle

Whether travelling by air, rail, car or boat, Northumbria University is easily accessible, situated at the centre of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

By Car

Road travel, by coach or car, is particularly easy as Newcastle stands on the premier north-south route in the UK.  The postcode for City Campus is NE1 8ST.

By Rail

Rail services operate from many cities. Approximate travelling times are:

Birmingham4 hours
Edinburgh2 hours
Glasgow3 hours
London3 hours
Manchester3 hours
Sheffield2 hours
Leeds1.5 hours

Rail Enquiries
Tel: +44 (0)8457 484 950

By Air

Newcastle has its own international airport operating both domestic and international flights to cities including London, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Aberdeen, Dublin, Belfast, Southampton, Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona, Prague, Dubai and Copenhagen.

Newcastle International Airport
Tel: +44 (0)871 882 1122

By Coach

National Express operates good services. Approximate travelling times are:

Birmingham5 hours
Edinburgh3 hours
Glasgow4 hours
London6 hours
Manchester4 hours
Sheffield3 hours

National Express
Tel: +44 (0)871 781 8178

By Sea

Car ferry and passenger services operate to Tyneside from Holland.

The North Shields International Ferry Terminal at Royal Quays ( Tyne Commission Quay) is seven miles east of Newcastle. Bus services run from the terminal building to the city centre.

DFDS Seaways