Newcastle cruise port

The International Passenger Terminal in the award-winning Port of Tyne, North Shields has good transport links to Newcastle city centre.

The Port Of Tyne features seating for up to 800 guests, a self service restaurant and small shop selling publications and essential travel items. 

A terminal to quayside Low-Liner coach service takes guests to & from the ship and is an approximate 800m journey.

The car park is within walking distance of the terminal and on disembarkation baggage is delivered to a reclaim point within this car park for those with parked cars.

The nearest metro station is Percy Main – approximately a 20 minute walk away.

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Travelling to Newcastle by Car

Arriving at the Cruise Terminal in Newcastle

If you are travelling by car to reach your departure port and are using a Sat Nav to direct you, please use the following postcode:

Newcastle Cruise Terminal: NE29 6EE

Directions

From A1/A1(M) Northbound:

  • Leave the A1/A1(M) for the A194(M).
  • Continue under the A184 onto the A194, at the junction with the A19 turn left towards the Tyne Tunnel.
  • At the next roundabout take the first exit into the Tyne Tunnel. Tunnel charges cars £1.70, motorbikes can go through for free.
  • When you emerge keep right and pass through either of the two toll booths furthest to your right and keep right onto the roundabout for the A187
  • Take the first exit at the roundabout and third exit at the next roundabout (A187).
  • Continue ahead at the next roundabout and take the second exit at the next roundabout onto Coble Dene.
  • Continue ahead at the roundabout and take the third exit at the next roundabout.
  • The International Passenger Terminal is situated at the end of this road.

From A1 Southbound:

  • Follow the A1 southbound leaving at junction 80, at the end of the slip road turn left onto the A19.
  • Remain on the A19 over three roundabouts, the leave the A19 following signs for Royal Quays. At the end of the slip road take the first exit onto the A193.
  • At the next roundabout take the third exit and continue on to the next roundabout, taking the first exit onto the A187
  • Continue ahead at the next roundabout and take the second exit at the next roundabout onto Coble Dene.
  • Continue ahead at the roundabout and take the third exit at the next roundabout.
  • The International Passenger Terminal is situated at the end of this road.

Click here to download details for getting to the International Passenger Terminal by car.


Car Parking at Newcastle Cruise Terminal

Car Parking is available, please contact our Administration Department.
Price: From £9.50 per night 
Tel: 0800 0355 145
Pre booking is required 72 hours in advance to receive these exclusive rates, otherwise the charge increases to £12.00 per night.

Travelling to Newcastle by Train

Guests travelling by rail on a cruise from Newcastle should alight at Newcastle Central Station.

Metro - The nearest Metro station is Percy Main, but it is a good 15 minutes walk away from the railway station. From Newcastle Central Station to Percy Main takes about 15 - 20 minutes with a further 20 minute walk to the terminal or take the R19 bus from there to Royal Quays. (Alight at Wet n’ Wild ) Tel: 0871 200 22 33 for further information.

For those wishing to book a taxi pick up:

Company: Blue Line Taxis
Tel No: 0191 262 6666
E-mail: info@bluelinetaxis.com
Other companies are also available.

Travelling to Newcastle by Coach

Ports Direct

Ports Direct Limited are proud to be able to offer Fred. Olsen guests a range of Shared and Private door to door transfer options to/from the main UK cruise ports & airports including transfers to/from any hotel pre/post the cruise.

Services can be booked online at www.portsdirect.co.uk or by calling Ports Direct on either 0843 0843 003 or 01268 747317.

Nationwide transfers are carefully planned by Ports Direct in order to be as direct to/from the cruise port as possible, and the company guarantees that all services will be operated (irrespective of final passenger numbers booked)

Please click here for full details

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