Situated in the North East of England, Newcastle has excellent transport links with major UK and international cities.

Easy to get to...

  • Air - Newcastle International Airport is only seven miles away from the city centre. There are direct flights to Newcastle from a number of international airports, or you can connect through London or Amsterdam.
  • Rail - Newcastle is about 3 hours from London and less than 90 minutes from Edinburgh. The workshop venue is within easy walking distance from Newcastle Central Rail station (approximately 10 - 15 minutes).
  • Metro – The easiest way to get to the city centre from the airport or rail station is to take the Metro. There is a Metro station located within Newcastle Central Rail Station & Newcastle International Airport. The nearest Metro station to the workshop venue is St James – located near the famous St James’ Park Football Stadium, home of Newcastle United Football Club.
  • Taxis - A taxi from Newcastle International Airport to the city centre or workshop venue would cost approximately £15 (approx €20).

Getting to the workshop venue:  The Core, Science Central (Map ref no: 100)

Also, here's a link to the Newcastle/Gateshead tourist information which will give you further information on things to do and see in Newcastle