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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.

Postcode for Satnav is: NE29 6EE.


By Road

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

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

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


Car Parking

The Port of Tyne offers secure car parking for passengers just minutes walk from the International Passenger Terminal. On 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 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 with your tour operator or travel agent. Please ensure that the Car Park Permit is clearly displayed in the windscreen of your vehicle before leaving your vehicle. The Car Parking permit will be included in your Final Cruise Documentation Pack.


By Coach

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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 would cost around £15. Journey time is approximately 20 minutes by car/taxi. Please click here or visit for timings and prices.


By Air

Newcastle International Airport lies to the North West of Newcastle upon Tyne. It offers flights to and from regional airports around the UK and is around 14 miles away from the port which is approximately 15 minutes by car/taxi. The airport is connected on the Metro route that serves Newcastle which gets you even closer to the port please see below for details. For flight routes and airlines, please visit:


By Metro

The International Ferry Terminal is approximately 9 miles (14 ½ km) to the East of Newcastle. If you are travelling at other times of day, then you can get the Metro to Northumberland Park, Percy Main or North Shields Stations and catch Go North East bus 19 connections 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 minutes walk), although it is better to take the bus connection from here if you have luggage. The 19 bus timetable and route map can be viewed here:



If you would prefer to travel at a more leisurely pace and stay overnight in the Newcastle area, may we suggest the Copthorne Hotel. Situated in the heart of Newcastle’s cosmopolitan Quayside, this is only hotel in Newcastle which has all of the bedrooms overlooking the famous River Tyne, offering every guest beautiful views of the river and bridges. For more information please call 0191 222 0333 and quote 'CMV' for a special rates starting from just £85 BB or visit

Full details are also available by clicking here.