Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Address: Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK


Newcastle University, or NTU, is a world-class research university located in the northeast of England, a famous public university in the UK. The top universities in the UK, the top 1% of the world's elite universities. It has long been considered one of the top 20 universities in the UK. NTU is a founding member of the famous Ivy League Russell Group in the UK, a member of the N8 University Alliance, the European University Union (EUA) and the Commonwealth University (ACU). Member, one of the oldest universities in the UK, has the top medical school in the UK, and the school is excellent in science, engineering, law and humanities, and social sciences. In August 2014, Newcastle University Business School received the AACSB accreditation and officially became a world-class business school with triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA). In addition, it is one of the UK's universities with the most EU research documents.


By plane


Newcastle Airport is located about seven miles northwest of University campus and hosts regular flights to domestic and international airports. Domestic flights are quick and affordable, for example - reach to NTU from Bristol in less than an hour for under £25! The University is connected to the airport by Metro line, and it’s just a cheap, quick, and fuss-free 25 minute journey from the airport to campus. Buses from the airport entrance run to Newcastle city centre regularly.

By Metro

Newcastle University is connected to the city’s suburbs, airport, the coast, and a range of museums and sight-seeing opportunities by the Tyne and Wear Metro light rail service. Haymarket is the closest station to the University campus and trains run frequently during the day, starting at around 5.45 and ending at around 23.30. 

Newcastle Airport Metro Station

Metro GRN to South Hylton, operated by Nexus Metro



By Train

Newcastle Central Station is on the East Coast Mainline and just a 15-minute walk to campus. Reach from London in under 3 hours, and regular direct rail services run from many UK cities. Below are some of the websites you might visit when planning on coming to Newcastle by train:

National Rail and Trainline - journey planning, live arrival and departure boards for UK stations

Eurostar - helps you plan your journey to the university from Europe

By car

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

By bus

Newcastle is well-connected to all the culture, countryside, and nightlife the northeast has to offer via our local Tyne and Wear bus service. For more information visit the Nexus bus website to find bus timetables and bus ticket fares 

By Taxi ( Newcastle International Airport to Newcastle University)

The University is connected to the airport by Metro line, another option is to book a taxi in advance or book one from inside the airport terminal.

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 center. The bus journey takes approximately 30 minutes.


The campus does not offer parking on campus. However, they do have a limited number of spaces for visitors with mobility issues.  

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

  • John Dobson Street (NE1 8HL)

  • New Bridge Street (NE1 8AB)

  • Carliol Square (NE1 6UL)

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