Newcastle City Campus Location

Address: Sutherland Building, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 8ST


Whether travelling by air, sea, rail or road, Northumbria University is easily accessible.



Newcastle has its own international airport operating both domestic and international flights to cities including London, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Aberdeen, Dublin, Belfast, Southampton, Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona, Prague, Dubai and Copenhagen.

Newcastle International Airport
Tel: +44 (0)871 882 1121


National Express operates services connecting Newcastle to the rest of the UK. Approximate travelling times are:

  • Birmingham – 5 hours
  • Edinburgh – 3 hours
  • Glasgow – 4 hours
  • London – 6 hours
  • Manchester – 4 hours
  • Sheffield – 3 hours

National Express
Tel: +44 (0)871 781 8178

Travelling around Newcastle

Newcastle is a very compact city so getting around is easy! It has one of the best integrated transport systems in the country, centred upon the Metro system, and extensive bus networks.


The region is particularly well served by the A1(M) from London in the south and Edinburgh in the north, the A19 from York, the A69 from Carlisle and the M6 from the south west and west.


Rail services operate from many cities. Approximate travelling times are:

  • Birmingham – 3 hours
  • Edinburgh: – 1.5 hours
  • Glasgow – 3 hours
  • London – 3 hours
  • Manchester – 2.5 hours
  • Sheffield – 2 hours

Rail Enquiries
Tel: +44 (0)8457 484 950


Car ferry and passenger services operate to Tyneside from Holland. The North Shields International Ferry Terminal at Royal Quays (Tyne Commission Quay) is seven miles east of Newcastle. Bus services run from the terminal building to the city centre.

DFDS Seaways
Tel: +44 (0)871 522 9955

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