Transport links

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Located just outside of Newcastle city centre, Sandyford is perfectly situated to explore the city by foot, but you can also benefit from its range of transport links to the rest of the North East.

Whether you need to reach the train station or airport, or want to explore some of the beautiful North East coastlines, you can get there with ease from your student property in Sandyford. Some of Sandyford’s transport links include:

Travelling on foot

The easiest way to get to the centre of Newcastle from Sandyford is on foot. From your student accommodation, you can be in town, or at the nearby universities, in just a 10-15 minute walk. There you can access city centre shops, bars and restaurants, or walk a little further to Newcastle Central Station, where you can travel by rail to the rest of the UK.

Travelling from Sandyford by Metro

A very short walk from Sandyford Road is Jesmond Metro, which will give you access to essential areas you may need to reach as a student. They include:

  • Time to Haymarket: 2 minutes
  • Time to Central Station: 6 minutes
  • Time to Newcastle Airport: 21 minutes

You may also wish to use the metro to explore other key parts of the North East in a matter of minutes. Why not hop on a metro and visit the following:

  • Time to Tynemouth: 28 minutes
  • Time to Whitley Bay: 26 minutes
  • Time to South Shields: 32 minutes

Sandyford busses

Living in Sandyford also means you get access to the range of bus services that can take you locations across the North East, including the university campuses that are a little further afield.

If you’re looking to stay a little closer to home after lectures, there are many great places to eat, drink and shop around Sandyford. Read about things to do in Sandyford.