Transfers from the airport to the city centre on the Metro service take less than 20 minutes - one of the fastest in Europe.

Fast inter-city trains connect Newcastle to London King's Cross with a journey time of 2hours 45 minutes. A regular coach service also runs between Newcastle and London.

Newcastle has one of the best, integrated public transport systems in Britain. Its Metro has won several prizes for its efficiency, cleanliness and reliability. Wherever you are in Newcastle, you are never far from a bus stop or a Metro station, and most services to and from the city centre are very regular.

Last modified: Wednesday, 16 January 2008, 12:12 PM