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Visiting The Arena

Located on the banks of the river Tyne, Metro Radio Arena Newcastle is ten minutes away from Central Station and the Tyne and Wear Metro.

Map of the Metro Radio Arena

How to get there by Car or Coach

The Metro Radio Arena Newcastle is only 3 minutes from the A1 North - South route. Take the A184 signposted 'City Centre', then follow the A189 over the Redheugh Bridge. When in the vicinity of the Arena, follow the signs to the appropriate car parks.

Our full address for your sat nav is - Metro Radio Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7NA

Public Transport

Many local bus services, Tyne& Wear Metro and rail services stop at Central Station, which is only around a 5 minute walk away from the Arena. Buses from Hexham, Stanley, Consett and many parts of Gateshead and Newcastle all stop at Central Station.

Eldon Square and Haymarket Bus Stations are around a 10 minute walk from Newcastle Arena.

Public Transport information can be found at or by calling Traveline on 0871 200 2233.

Arena Event Car Parking

There are over 600 convenient Official Car Park spaces available on site at the rear of the building that offer;

  • CCTV cameras
  • Regular security patrols

Alternatively, when our Car Park is full, we recommend using the NCP Car Park located next to the Arena, with its entrance on Redheugh Bridge Road.

You may be able to book your car park place when you purchase your event tickets; we have a limited number of discounted spaces available saving £1 on the usual fee, available for certain concerts.

Cars with wheelchair patrons can park at the Arena subject to availability on a first come first served basis. Pre-booking is not available.

Dropping Off & Picking Up

Dropping off can be made along Railway Street. You are advised to collect people from an area away from the Arena as it is likely that you will become involved in heavy traffic.

For many shows the road at the front of the building, Redheugh Bridge Road, will be closed for pedestrian safety and approach should be made via Pottery Lane from the east, or up Shot Factory Lane from Skinnerburn Road next to the river.


Taxis can pick up on Railway Street/Arena Way before and after events. There is also a taxi rank at Central Station.