Newcastle University

Ridley 2 Building

Lovers Lane

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE2 4AA – United Kingdom

Getting to Newcastle

By Air

Located 13km (8miles) north of the city centre Newcastle Airport is served by many airlines providing direct links from convenient international and UK destinations such as Amsterdam, Dubai, London and Paris. From the airport the quickest way in to the city is by the local Metro system, trains are frequent and the journey takes approximately 20 minutes. Newcastle Airport Air France / KLM British Airways EasyJet Emirates Flybe Jet2

By Rail

Direct rail services run from many UK cities to Newcastle Central Station. Virgin East Coast Trains operate the East Coast mainline from London to Newcastle which takes less than 3 hours. Trains leave London from King’s Cross station which is conveniently located next to St Pancras station and the EuroStar service to Paris and Brussels. The Centre for Life is two minutes walk from the station. Newcastle and the surrounding area benefits from a local Metro system making it really easy to move about the local area. Virgin East Coast Trains EuroStar Metro system

By Sea

DFDS operates a daily ferry service between Newcastle and Amsterdam. Arriving in the morning travellers benefit from a full night’s sleep. There is a dedicated bus service which transports people from the ferry terminal to the Central Railways Station. The Institute of Genetic Medicine is right next to the station. DFDS Seaways

By Road

The A1 links Newcastle to London, the South, Scotland and major routes across the country. Central car parks are situated only a short distance from both routes and are well signposted. Visit the Traffic England website to find out how busy the roads are. Traffic England