Transport Links

Newcastle upon Tyne is a compact city in the North East of England. The city is well served by excellent local and international transport links, you’ll have no problem getting around!

Getting around Newcastle


The Metro is Newcastle's urban rail system and is the most convenient way to travel around the region. The Metro links Newcastle, Sunderland, Gateshead and the coast with many stops in-between. There are direct metro links with Newcastle International Airport and Newcastle Central train station.



Bus routes accessible across the city and region through Arriva and Go North East

Getting to Newcastle

Newcastle International Airport

Approximately five million passengers use this modern international airport every year which has connecting flights to London, Amsterdam, Paris and many other cities throughout the world. The Metro system provides a fast and convenient link to the airport from the city centre. Newcastle College can arrange airport transfers at an additional cost – please contact the International Office for more information.

Newcastle Central Train Station

Central Station is a 5 minute walk from our main Rye Hill Campus, providing direct rail links to London, Edinburgh and many other UK cities. There is also a Metro station situated within Central Station from which you can travel to the coast, the airport or other locations in the region.

Visit or for online journey planning, timetables and bookings.

Newcastle Coach Station

Located near our main Rye Hill Campus, the coach station provides UK inter-city coach travel.

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