By Metro

Tyne and Wear Metro is a light rail system with 60 stations serving Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, North Tyneside and South Tyneside. The Metro has been rated as one of the country’s most efficient modes of transport and currently carries nearly 40 million passenger journeys per year.

With a Metro station located at Newcastle International Airport, travelling by Metro couldn’t be easier.

Travelling to Newcastle city centre

The journey to Newcastle city centre (Haymarket, Monument or Central Station) takes around 25 minutes. There are trains every 12 minutes from approximately 5.39am (Sundays 6.26am) to 11.09pm.

Travelling to Sunderland

The journey to Sunderland Metro station takes around 55 minutes. There are trains every 12 minutes (evenings and Sundays every 15 minutes) from approximately 5.39am to 10.54pm.

For Metro times please call Nexus on: 0191 2020 747 or visit