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How to get to Newcastle

Newcastle is a historic city with a vibrant industrial past. It has become today the forefront of technical innovation, leisure and culture. Newcastle is situated in the North East of England on the coast, and 1.5 hours south of Edinburgh.



Traveling to Newcastle

Newcastle is well served by the major roads in the UK. From the South the A1 or the A19, or from Carlisle the A69. For more detailed information the AA will be able to provide times and routes from your location. Newcastle has rapid access to the rest of the UK and Europe by means of a a busy international airport on the northern edge of the city providing links to most European capital cities. A fast rail connection to London (2 hours 45 minutes) and Edinburgh (1 hour 20 minutes). A busy coach station together with ferry services from nearby North Shields to Holland, Germany and Scandinavia.


Detailed maps of the location of the University are available. For comprehensive information on events and activities taking place in Newcastle together with additional listings of hotels, please follow the tourist information link 



Hotels in Newcastle

Below is a small selection of hotels that can be found within Newcastle. These have been selected to give easy access to the University or local public transport links. Additional hotels may be found by following the tourist information link above


Copthorne Hotel (Exclusive Hotel)

The Close,


Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne & Wear  NE1 3RT


Situated on Newcastle’s Quayside the Copthorne Hotel is close to the

central station and Metro links to the University.


Tel.  +44 (0)191 222 0333  



Holiday Inn (Moderate Price Hotel)

New Bridge Street

Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear NE1 8BS

Situated in the heart of Newcastle’s city centre, the Holiday Inn is within walking distance of the University and a short Taxi ride from the station.


Tel.  +44 (0)870 400 9058  



Britannia Hotel (Moderate Price Hotel)

Newcastle Airport


Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne & Wear NE13 8DJ


This modern hotel is well within walking distance of the Airport terminal and offers a large car park. Access to the University is via a convenient and direct Metro rail link to the Haymarket Metro Station.


Tel.    +44 (0)191 401 9988  

Royal Station Hotel (Moderate Price Hotel)

Neville Street,

Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne & Wear NE1 5DH


The Royal Station hotel is situated adjacent to the main Railway station and provides easy access to all of the main line and Metro rail links. The university is within 10 minutes walking distance from the hotel.


Tel.   +44 (0)191 232 0781   



Malmaison Hotel (Exclusive Hotel)


Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne & Wear NE1 2PA

The Malmaison Hotel combines a traditional French brasserie feel with a classic contemporary hotel. The hotel is situated on the Quayside 20 minutes walk from the University


Tel.  +44 (0)191 245 5000   



Swallow Imperial Hotel (Moderate Price Hotel)

Jesmond Road.


Tyne and Wear


The Swallow Imperial is located in Jesmond, a 10 minutes walk from the University. The hotel has comfortable rooms and offers a pool and other leisure facilities.


Tel.    +44 (0)191 281 5511


Castle Leazez (Budget Price Hotel)

Student Accommodation


There are a number of single study bedrooms all with wash hand basin and shared shower and bathroom facilities. 







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