Here are some links to regional websites which we hope you find
helpful when looking for some local services:
Where to stay and eat
The Newcastle Gateshead link will provide you with a wealth
of information about the city of Newcastle and it's
surrounding community. You will find recommendations here
for accommodation or somewhere to eat , which
we hope will make your time here in Newcastle even more
To help you get in and around Newcastle more easily, link onto
the Nexus Tyne & Wear passenger transport
website . Here you will find travel details for all public
transport including bus routes into and out of the city
centre, the extensive underground Metro system, the cross Tyne
ferry service, and local rail services.
National rail enquiries
Newcastle is a key port of call on the North East rail system
with direct high speed rail links from many destinations in England
and Scotland. Newcastle is only 90 minutes away from Leeds and
Edinburgh and you can get here directly from London Kings Cross,
Birmingham, Sheffield, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow in just 3
hours or less.
Find out more information on times and fares at the National Express East
Coast and Virgin websites.
Newcastle's International Airport is just 20 minutes away from
the city centre and is easily accessible by either the local Metro
system, car or taxi.
Direct flights are available in less than an hour from many
parts of the UK and the Republic of Ireland, including Belfast,
Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, Exeter and London (Gatwick,
Heathrow and Stansted).
There is also a number of daily connections with many major
cities in Europe including Amsterdam, Brussels, Dusseldorf, and
Paris, and regular flights come and go from many other European
destinations including Faro, Malaga, Murcia, Palma Mallorca and
Tenerife, all accessible by reasonably priced airlines such as
Easyjet, Jet2, Flybe and Ryanair.
Newcastle can also be reached directly from as far afield as
Dubai, all year round, and Orlando, Florida and Toronto, Canada
during the summer months, when regular scheduled flights are
Click onto Newcastle International Airport's website to find out more about
direct flights to Newcastle.