About the University

The Metro

The Tyne and Wear Metro is a light rail system serving:

  • Newcastle
  • Gateshead
  • Sunderland
  • North Tyneside
  • South Tyneside

It is operated by Nexus, the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive.

Stations at the airport and railway station connect you to the city and wider region. Haymarket is the closest station to the main University campus.

Monument Metro station sign

Map and timetables

Trains run frequently during the day. The service starts around 5.45am and stops about 11:30pm.

Maps and timetables are available from the Nexus website:

Park and ride

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