Getting here & around

Getting here and getting around!

Getting here and getting around!

Be it by car, bus, train, plane, or boat, Newcastle-Gateshead is easily accessible.

ABC Taxis

ABC Taxis

Based in Newcastle, ABC Taxis can provide you with a fast, friendly and reliable taxi and private hire service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, everyday of the year. They offer competitive rates and a have a reliable reputation.

Angel 21 Bus

Angel 21 Bus

One of the only buses that runs close to the Angel of the North. The high specification electric hybrid double deck buses run every eight minutes between Newcastle and Chester-le-Street and every 15 minutes to Durham.

Arriva MAX

Arriva MAX

Arriva’s MAX services are the premium inter-urban express services connecting the major towns and cities of the north east on a fast and frequent basis. With the Arriva Bus app you can find the next bus and more.

Blueline Taxis

Blueline Taxis

Blueline Taxis operates a large number of cars in right across the north east, offering private hire, airport taxis and cars for up to eight people. Check out the Blueline app where you can track your taxi to your door.

City Sightseeing

City Sightseeing

Hop on and off Stagecoach’s open-top City Sightseeing buses in Newcastle and Gateshead. The Newcastle Gateshead sightseeing tour will show you all of the fantastic sights and sounds of this vibrant north east area.

Cullercoats Bike & Kayak

Cullercoats Bike & Kayak

Cullercoats Bike & Kayak are specialists in rentals, tours, lessons and repairs. They know the north east coast better than anyone else. CBK offer bike hire, kayak hire, SUP Hire, lessons, tours, courses and more.

Dean Taxis

Deans Taxis

Dean Taxis’ range of services are designed to cater for your specific needs, whether you are looking for a reliable taxi service, that is travelling from Newcastle or Gateshead or need a Newcastle Airport taxi.

EastCoast Taxis

East Coast Taxis

EastCoast Taxis has an impeccable reputation for reliability, friendliness and customer safety, carrying over 50,000 passengers every week. The firm operate 24/7, 365 days a year and offer a hugely popular free-to-download app.

Gateshead Central Taxis

Gateshead Central Taxis

Gateshead Central Taxis are the fastest growing taxi company in Gateshead with over 150 vehicles and six different offices spread throughout the area. All offices run on a 24hr basis as standard and cars use GPS technology.

Grosvenor Cars

Grosvenor Cars

Grosvenor Cars offers a wide range of business services including airport transfers, meeting drop-offs and executive VIP treatment for your customers and clients. They’re based around Gateshead and Newcastle.

LA Taxis

LA Taxis

LA Taxis are Newcastle’s largest premier taxi company with almost 30 years experience operating in the north east. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with a fleet of over 400 modern vehicles.

Newcastle Central Station

Newcastle Central Station

Newcastle Central Station is within easy walking distance of many central destinations and is well connected by Metro, QuayLink, bus and taxi. Station facilities include travel information, left luggage, toilets, cafés, a bar and cash machines.

Newcastle International Airport

Newcastle International Airport

Newcastle International Airport is served by many airlines providing direct links from top international and UK destinations, and is only 8 miles from Newcastle city centre. It’s well connected to the Metro system.

Nexus Bus

Nexus

Nexus bus services connect people of Tyne and Wear and those in surrounding communities. Most people live within a short walk of frequent bus routes to town and city centres. Nine out of 10 services are run by commercial operators.

Nexus Ferry

Nexus

The Nexus Ferry operates a daily passenger service across the River Tyne which connects the local communities of North and South Shields. It has a regular 30-minute frequency and seven-minute river crossing time.

Nexus Metro

Nexus

The Nexus Metro is the North East’s urban transit system. With 60 stations spread across the heart of Tyne and Wear, there’s often one close by – and because trains are so frequent, you can hop on and off with no hassle.

Noda Taxis

Noda Taxis

Providing Newcastle airport taxis, city cabs and a taxi service throughout the north east. As the one of the biggest Newcastle taxi companies, Noda Taxis are best placed to offer station taxis in Newcastle city centre.

Northern Secrets

Northern Secrets

Northern Secrets offers a private Newcastle city walking tours in English and German. Tours are conducted by a guide who is friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining. Highlights include Old Newcastle and the Quayside.

QuayLink

Quaylink

QuayLink routes connect the attractions and sights of Newcastle Quayside and Gateshead Quays with Newcastle Central Station, Haymarket and Gateshead Interchange. Buses are low-emission, high-frequency and accessible.

River Escapes

River Escapes

River Escapes cruises offer an unrivalled way to experience Newcastle and Gateshead’s famous riverside. To add that extra special touch it can be can arranged for you to sail under Gateshead Millennium Bridge too.

South Tynedale Railway

South Tynedale Railway

At South Tynedale Railway you can ride on the north of England’s highest narrow gauge railway winding from Alston into the beautiful South Tyne Valley. It’s a great family day out, pay once and ride all day!

Tanfield Railway

Tanfield Railway

The Tanfield Railway is the world’s oldest railway and is a wonderful day out for all the family whatever the weather. Just sit back and enjoy the beautiful scenery as steam drifts past your vintage carriage.

Tyne Idols

Tyne Idols

To celebrate the enormous wealth of talent born of the region, Tyne Idols create, organise and host a wide selection of unforgettable experiences, promotions and guided tours throughout the north east.

Woodhorn Narrow Gauge Railway

Woodhorn Narrow Gauge Railway

Woodhorn Narrow Gauge Railway is a heritage railway running a combination of modern and ex-mining stock. The railway operates a fleet of three locomotives and three coaches that visitor can ride.