By Bus

Going by bus is a fast and convenient option with connections passing the ground on all sides.

Haymarket Bus Station

Approximately 10 minutes walk from St James’ Park. The bus station serves a range of destinations in northern Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside.

Eldon Square Bus Station

Located next to Haymarket bus station, it serves a range of destinations in Gateshead, South Tyneside and County Durham.

Central Station

Bus stops at Central Station serve destinations throughout Newcastle, Gateshead and County Durham.

Blackett Street and Pilgrim Street

Approximately 15 minutes walk from St James’, serves similar destinations to Central Station.

Further information on buses is available through Nexus or consult the maps of local bus routes on the link below:

Newcastle Passenger Routes and Timetables

Park and Ride Bus Service Available for Toon Fans travelling from North of the City!

Go North East will be providing the Park and Ride site at Newcastle Great Park to Barras Bridge for match days. The service runs regularly throughout the day – Click here for the timetable for Great Park and Ride Q3 service

Additional journeys will operate for evening/Sunday matches, from 2 hours before kick off and run around 90 minutes after the end of the game.

Click here for the map of the Park and Ride facility.

Park and Ride Bus Service Available for Toon Fans travelling from South of the City!

The Soccerbus service will leave Metrocentre (Coach Park) two hours before each match, then every 10 minutes until 15 minutes before schedule kick off.

It provides direct access to St James’ Park.

Returning from St James’ Park at frequent intervals after each match, until 60 minutes after the final whistle.

£1 Adult single and 50p childrens single.

Additional buses run for evening home games on the following services; 21, 58,  97,
X10 and X31.

Additional matchday services by Go North East –

Go North East provide services to get to the match from across the North East, including Gateshead, North and South Tyneside, Sunderland, Durham and Derwentside.
They also operate extra journeys on the following services on matchdays, so you don’t need to worry about getting home after the match has finished!

21 to Birtley and Chester le Street
58 to Felling, Leam Lane and Heworth
97 to Lobley Hill and Whickham
X10 to Peterlee, Billingham, Stockton and Middlesbrough
X31 to Sunniside and Stanley
For details of all Go North East’s services, visit

Calling out to all Northumberland Toon Fans…

End up taking your car because you worry that there won’t be enough buses at the end of the match to get you back up north? Arriva operates additional buses on the following services for Newcastle fans for evening and Sunday services:

10/11   Newcastle to Blyth via Wideopen, Dudley & Cramlington
45a/b   Newcastle to Dinnington
306      Newcastle to Tynemouth
308      Newcastle to Whitley Bay & Blyth
X21      Newcastle to Bedlington, Ashington & Newbiggin

Ticketing info:

  • For those travelling within Tyne & Wear, you can purchase a Magpie Mover Magic Mover Application Form
  • If you want unlimited travel for a day on all Arriva services that you can purchase a day Ticket priced at £3.70
  • 2 zone Triple Ticket will give you unlimited travel on Arriva services in the Blyth, Cramlington and Tyne & Wear Areas for only £4.90.
  • All zone Triple Ticket gives you unlimited Arriva bus travel on buses in the Morpeth, Ashington, Newbiggin, Blyth, Cramlington and Tyne & Wear areas for only £5.90, plus if your going with the family, up to 5 can travel all day for only £11.

For more information go to arrivabus