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It could not be easier to visit Gateshead Quays and see Gateshead Millennium Bridge for yourself. Gateshead Quays  is also home to BALTIC, the largest centre for contemporary art outside of London and The Sage Gateshead - a £70m Norman Foster designed music centre.

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There's lots to see on Gateshead and Newcastle Quaysides


For a comprehensive travel map showing all car parks in and around the Gateshead Quays area please visit Gateshead Council's car parking pages.


Jump on the yellow Quaylink bus. This electric bus links Gateshead and Newcastle waterfronts and runs every 10 minutes. 

QuayLink runs on two, linking routes, one beginning in Newcastle, the other in Gateshead.

Service Q1 runs from Gateshead Interchange, taking in The Sage Gateshead, BALTIC, Newcastle Quayside and ending at Newcastle Central Station.

Service Q2 will begin at Haymarket and travel via Newgate Street, Theatre Royal and along Newcastle Quayside as far as Ouseburn.

QuayLink operates a frequent service between 7am and midnight seven days a week.

For further information on fares and timetable details ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit the Stagecoach website.


The nearest rail station is Newcastle Central Station. If you arrive into Newcastle Central Station you can:

  • Take the Metro one stop to Gateshead (then take either a ten minute walk to Gateshead Millennium Bridge or catch the No.60 bus).
  • Walk down to Gateshead Millennium Bridge (15 minutes).
  • Take a taxi (Four minutes).


Gateshead Quays is a 20-minute drive/taxi ride from Newcastle International Airport. A direct Metro link is available from the airport to Gateshead; then follow pedestrian signs for Gateshead Quays.

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