Getting to college

We've got four different campuses, if you’re unsure which of these you’ll be studying at click here to see what courses are at each campus.

Metro Update

From 12th September 2022, there will be no metros running between South Shields and Pelaw in both directions as Nexus will be carrying out work improve their services.

There will be two frequent replacement bus services in operation. Your Metro ticket/pass will be valid on these services and the drivers will also be selling tickets.

  • Service 900 which will call at or close to all stations Heworth - South Shields
  • Service X900 an express service which calls at Heworth, Jarrow and South Shields only

For help planning your journey use the Live Travel Map or call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm).

To see the locations of the replacement bus stops, click here.

The timetables for the replacement buses can be found by clicking the links below:

The work is due to finish on 3 December 2022 and trains will return to service between Pelaw and South Shields on 4 December 2022.

Campuses

Baltic Campus

The address for our Baltic Campus is:

Quarryfield Road

Baltic Business Quarter

Gateshead

NE8 3BE


Metro 

The nearest Metro stations to Baltic Campus are Gateshead Interchange (10 minutes’ walk) and Gateshead Stadium and Central Station (both 15 minutes’ walk).

Car / Bike / Motorbike

Our car park at Baltic Campus has 239 spaces including accessible, car share and visitor bays. There’s also 92 cycle bays and 16 motorcycle bays.

You’ll need to apply for a virtual permit to access free parking here and forms can be collected from the campus reception.

Buses

Go North East buses 53/54 and 93/94 come direct to our Baltic campus. In addition, bus routes from across the region go to Gateshead Interchange, which is just a 10 minute walk away.

Rail

Newcastle Central Station is just a 15 minutes’ walk from Baltic Campus or you can jump on the Metro and get off at Gateshead Interchange, which is just a 10 minute walk away.


Take a look at our short video which shows the route to take from Gateshead Interchange to Baltic Campus.


Academy for Sport

The address for our Academy for Sport is:

Neilson Road

Gateshead College

NE10 0EF


Metro

The nearest Metro station to the Academy for Sport is Gateshead Stadium; it’s about a 10 minute walk.

Car

Parking is available at the Academy for Sport and is operated on a first come, first served basis. There are three car parks which are free and you don’t need to display a permit or ticket.

Buses

Bus routes from across the region go into Gateshead Interchange and it’s then just a short bus ride on the 93/94 loop bus to our Academy for Sport

Skills Academy for Construction

The address for our Skills Academy for Construction is:

Eighth Avenue (off Kingsway South)

Team Valley

Gateshead

NE11 0JL


Metro

The nearest Metro station to the Skills Academy for Construction is Gateshead Interchange and it’s then just a short bus ride on the 93/94 loop bus to our Skills Academy for Construction

Car / Bike / Motorbike

Our car park at our Skills Academy for Construction has 52 spaces including accessible, car share and visitor bays. There’s also cycle bays and motorcycle bays for you to use.

You’ll need to apply for a virtual permit to access free parking here and forms can be collected from the campus reception.

Buses

Bus routes from across the region go into Gateshead Interchange and it’s then just a short bus ride on the 93/94 loop bus to our Skills Academy for Construction.

Skills Academy for Automotive and Engineering

The address for our Skills Academy for Construction is:

Kingsway South

Team Valley

Gateshead

NE11 0SU


Metro

The nearest Metro station to the Skills Academy for Automotive and Engineering is Gateshead Interchange and it’s then just a short bus ride on the 93/94 loop bus to our Skills Academy for Construction

Car

Our car park at our Skills Academy for Automotive and Engineering has 65 spaces. You’ll need to apply for a virtual permit to access free parking here and forms can be collected from the campus reception.

Buses

Bus routes from across the region go into Gateshead Interchange and it’s then just a short bus ride on the 93/94 loop bus to our Skills Academy for Automotive and Engineering.

Useful links

Go North East

For more information on Go North East bus services call 0845 60 60 260 or visit www.gonortheast.co.uk

Nexus

Plan you journey on an interactive map on the Nexus website.

For useful travel information for students aged 16-19 click here.

Traveline

Plan you journey on bus, train and Metro with Traveline.