Travel To and From Newcastle

Destination Newcastle > Travel

Newcastle is easy to get to whether you’re travelling by air, road, sea or rail. And, once you’re here the City Centre and Quayside is so compact it’s great to walk or cycle around, or simply jump on the quick and efficient Metro system or one of the many buses.

Please note that there are steep roads and paths leading to / from the quayside.

Taxis won’t cost you a fortune and are readily available. Some local firms and Taxi numbers are listed below. Booking is advisable on evenings.

Dean Taxis Taxis
Tel: 0191 444 4 444

Five Star Taxis
Tel: 0191 222 0555

Geordie Cabs
Tel: 0191 447 7043

Noda Taxis
Tel: 0191 2221888

Albion Wheelchair Accessible Vechicles
Tel: 0191 300 2518

Denton Taxis Ltd
Tel: 0191 447 9807

Tel: 0191 232 3636


Newcastle Airport

Newcastle International is the region’s largest airport, handling over five million passengers a year. The airport boasts a choice of over 85 destinations worldwide, which includes Newcastle’s first ever long- haul scheduled service to Dubai from Newcastle. Newcastle International Airport lies in the heart of the North East & is an extremely accessible regional airport. With […]

Newcastle International Ferry

The International Ferry Terminal provides excellent passenger facilities with covered walkways, 6 check-in desks and automated baggage handling. The Terminal has an annual throughput of 800,000 passengers, DFDS Seaways operate a daily passenger and freight service to Amsterdam with the m.s. KING OF SCANDINAVIA and the m.s. PRINCESS OF NORWAY operating on this route. For […]

Newcastle Metro & Train Station

Metro Tyne and Wear Metro is a light rail system with 60 stations serving Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, North Tyneside and South Tyneside. Rated as one of the country’s most efficient modes of transport and currently carry nearly 40 million passenger journeys per year. Stations are located at the heart of both Newcastle and Sunderland city […]

Shields Ferry

A Shields Ferry – either the Pride of the Tyne or the brand new Spirit of the Tyne – operates across the River Tyne between North and South Shields ferry landings every 30 minutes in each direction. The crossing takes about seven minutes. Both boats are also available for private hire and used for river trips along the […]