Metro Rail System

Tyne and Wear Metro is a light rail system serving Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, North Tyneside and South Tyneside.

Stations are located at the centre of Newcastle, at the city railway station and at the airport.

Nearest station to the University

Haymarket station is the closest to the main University campus.


Trains run frequently during the day, service stops at around 11:30pm and restarts at around 5.45am.

Metro map

Park and ride

Metro offer park and ride options to ease parking congestion in the city centre.