Getting here

Tips for travelling here

Canaletto (after) 1697-1768, Grand Canal, Venice, Looking Northeast from the Palazzo Balbi to the Rialto Bridge

By public transport

Make your visit a great value day out by travelling to the Shipley on the Metro.  Up to three children aged 11 and under can travel for free on the Metro with a fare-paying adult. Find out more.



The Shipley Art Gallery is a twenty minute walk from Gateshead interchange for Metro and bus services and is on several bus routes. Download Google Map directions for the walking route from Gateshead Interchange to the Shipley Art Gallery.

For more information on public transport telephone the NEXUS traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit the traveline website.

Please support us in our Environmental programme of work and walk, cycle or use public transport whenever it’s possible for you to do so.

By bus

21 from Haymarket Bus station in Newcastle. Stops on Durham Road, just 2 minutes walk from the gallery.

Q1 or Q2 from Newcastle Central Station, the Quayside and Gateshead Interchange. Stops directly opposite the gallery on Prince Consort Road.

Visit the Go North East website for timetables


By car

The Shipley is off the main A167 road into Newcastle and there is limited, free street parking outside the Gallery.