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.

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.

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

By Road

The port is directly linked to the national motorway network, giving easy access by road from all parts of the UK.

From the North

Take the A1/A19 towards North Shields A187. Follow the signs to Coble Dene/ Northumbrian Quay and then the International Passenger Terminal.

From the South
Follow the A19/A194(M) through the Tyne Tunnel, turn east along the A187, following the signs to Coble Dene/Northumbrian Quay and then the International Passenger Terminal. .

Car Park

The Port of Tyne offers secure car parking for passengers 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. Once there, you can get a taxi which costs around £15. Journey time is approximately 20 minutes by car/taxi.

By Metro

You can get the Metro to Northumberland Park, Percy Main or North Shields stations and catch a Go North East Bus 19 connection from there to Royal Quays Shopping Outlet, which is near to the Ferry Terminal. Percy Main is the closest Metro station to the Ferry Terminal (20-minute walk), although it is better to take the bus connection from here if you have luggage.