Jesmond has excellent transport links, both to the city centre and other parts of the North East, making it the ideal area to live in as you explore the city.
Whether you need easy access to the city shops, train station or airport, you can get anywhere you need to via public transport or on-foot.
Jesmond and West Jesmond Metro
One of the easiest ways to travel from Jesmond is by metro. There are two metro stations just a short distance from all Jesmond student accommodation:
West Jesmond Metro
- Time to Monument: 5 minutes
- Time to Central Station: 7 minutes
- Time to Newcastle Airport: 20 minutes
- Time to Monument: 4 minutes
- Time to Central Station: 6 minutes
- Time to Newcastle Airport: 21 minutes
You can also jump on the metro and explore a little further afield. Visit North East beaches, such as Tynemouth, Whitley Bay and South Shields, or visit Northumberland Park for an active day out.
Jesmond has a variety of bus services running from the area to the rest of the North East. Hop on a bus and you can be in Newcastle in less than 15 minutes - perfect if you are running a little late!
If you’d prefer to travel on foot, it is just a short walk into Newcastle from Jesmond. You can walk to both Newcastle University and Northumbria University without any travel costs, in less than 30 minutes. Find out more about Jesmond and nearby universities.
Did you know that there are also plenty of things to do in Jesmond, if you’d prefer to stay a little closer to home? You have a range of pubs, restaurants, shops and parklands, right on your doorstep.