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

The Shipley Art Gallery is a twenty minute walk from Gateshead interchange for Metro and bus services and is on several bus routes. 

Take the kids for free on the Metro at weekends: During 2020, up to three kids aged 11 and under can travel free at weekends and on bank holidays with a fare-paying adult, and that includes anyone aged 18 or over. For more info click here.

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.