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Newcastle Port Information

There are plenty of ways to get to the Port of Tyne, Newcastle, for your cruise, including by car, taxi or coach. If you are travelling here by car, you can get your car parking permit arranged through us. For more information, see our detailed guide below.

Address: Newcastle International Passenger Terminal, Coble Dene, North Shields, Tyne & Wear NE29 6EE

Newcastle Port Information 

The Port of Tyne is a deep river port and lies on the North Bank of the Tyne River 10 miles east of the city centre of Newcastle. As the North East’s regional gateway, there are over 625,000 cruise and ferry passengers passing through the Port of Tyne every year.

The modern cruise terminal offers excellent facilities, including a secure car park within walking distance, a large 700-seat passenger lounge with modern check-in facilities, a small shop and bistro cafe.

Getting Here

By Road

From the North:

Take the A1/A19 southbound towards North Shields. Exit at Howden Interchange onto the A193. At the next roundabout, take the third exit onto A187. At the next roundabout, take the first exit to stay on A187. At the next roundabout, take the second exit to turn onto Coble Dene. At the next roundabout, take the second exit to stay on Coble Dene. At the next roundabout, take the second exit to Follow the signs to the International Passenger Terminal.

From the South:

Take the A1/A19 towards North Shields A187. Exit the A19 to merge onto the A187. At the next roundabout, take the second exit to continue onto the A187. At the next roundabout, take the second exit to stay on A187. At the next roundabout, take the second exit to turn onto Coble Dene. At the next roundabout, take the second exit to stay on Coble Dene. At the next roundabout, take the second exit to Follow the signs to the International Passenger Terminal.

Car Park

The Port of Tyne offers secure car parking for guests just a few minutes’ walk from the International Passenger Terminal. Upon entering the car park, there is a barrier which will provide you with a ticket on entry. Please take this ticket with you and do not leave it in your car. When you arrive back from your cruise, a car park attendant will be on hand for exiting the car park. Car parking must be pre-booked.

By Rail 

Newcastle railway station is located to the south of the city centre and is easily accessible from across the UK. Journey time is approximately twenty minutes by car/taxi.

By Air

Newcastle Airport is eighteen miles from the port & the journey time is approximately 25 minutes by car/taxi, depending on traffic.

By Taxi

  • Streetcars – 01914 490 308

  • Premier Taxis - 0191 638 0638

  • Nearby Five Star Taxis - 0191 222 0555

Pick Up/Drop Off 

Guests are able to be dropped off directly outside the main terminal building. This is a small area. To avoid congestion, please only arrive at your designated embarkation time & only arrange pick up for your disembarkation time.

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