Newcastle Central Station is on the main National Express (Old GNER) and Virgin train lines. London-Newcastle takes three hours, Edinburgh an hour and a half.
The Tyne and Wear Metro light rail system connects all major destinations in the city, linking central Newcastle with the airport in 22 minutes and the coast in 30 minutes. Trains run daily lfrom 5.30am-midnight, every 5-10 minutes during the day and 10-20 minutes in the evenings. A Metro DaySaver offers a day’s unlimited travel.
Bright yellow QuayLink electric buses connect Newcastle and Gateshead’s quaysides with Newcastle Central Station, Haymarket Bus Station and Gateshead Interchange.
For more information call Traveline North East on 0870 6082608.