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Maps and Directions

Maps and Directions

View maps of the campus and Newcastle city centre to help find your way around. You can also download and print our PDF campus maps and find information about travelling to the University.

Campus and city maps

Our postcode is NE1 7RU if you're using a sat-nav or route planner. 

You can download our campus and city map (PDF: 2.03MB), or view the Google Map below. 

Parking

We are unable to offer parking on campus. However, we do have a limited number of spaces for visitors with mobility issues.  

If you have reserved on-campus parking (via a member of staff) or are arriving by taxi, use the entrance on Claremont Road. The taxi drop-off point is on King's Road. 

City centre car parks

There are many car parks in walking distance of campus. The nearest NCP car parks are:

  • John Dobson Street (NE1 8HL)
  • New Bridge Street (NE1 8AB)
  • Carliol Square (NE1 6UL)

Some of our events offer a 20% discount for NCP car parks. You will usually need to validate your parking ticket on the same day. 

Park and ride

Metro park and ride facilities are available within and around Newcastle city centre. More information regarding park and ride services can be found on the Newcastle City Council website.

Public transport

The Metro

The Tyne and Wear Metro is a light rail system operated by Nexus, the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive. Trains run frequently during the day, starting at around 05:45 and ending around 23:30. Haymarket is the closest station to the main University campus. Visit the Nexus website to find maps of the Metro system and Metro timetables.

Transport links from the airport 

The airport is located about seven miles north west of Newcastle city centre. Official airport taxis pick up and drop off outside the terminal. You can book a taxi in advance or from inside the airport terminal.

The airport Metro station is connected to the terminal. The journey to Haymarket takes about 25 minutes.

Buses run to Newcastle city centre and the University from the airport entrance. To plan a bus journey from the airport see the Traveline website.

Arriving by sea without a car

If you're a foot passenger arriving at the North Shields ferry terminal, there are buses to Newcastle city centre. The bus journey takes approximately 30 minutes. Taxis are available outside the ferry terminal.

The nearest Metro station is Percy Main, about a 20-minute walk from the terminal building. The Metro journey into the city centre takes 20 minutes.