The Bupa Great North 10k – Gateshead is well serviced by public transport. We strongly recommend that you make use of the excellent public transport network the North East has to offer.
The Start and Finish areas are a short walk from Gateshead Stadium Metro station. Metro provides a frequent service through the station every 7.5 minutes providing links from Newcastle and Gateshead centres and Heworth. There is a Metro every 15 minutes from South Tyneside, Sunderland, Newcastle Airport and North Tyneside.
Metro Park & Ride
You can Park & Ride to Gateshead Stadium Metro station from the following main Park & Ride stations on the Metro system: Callerton, Regent Centre, Four Lane Ends, Northumberland Park and Heworth.
The event is easily accessible by bus, with a variety of routes servicing Gateshead International Stadium.
Go North East Service 27 from bus stops on Sunderland Road (Felling) provides a link to Gateshead Stadium every 20 minutes from Hebburn, Jarrow and South Shields.
Quaylink Services Q1 and Q2 provide a link from Gateshead Metro (Q1) and Newcastle City Centre (Q1 and Q2) to the Gateshead Quayside area. Unfortunately Q1 will be disrupted by road closures on event day so you are recommended to use Q2 to Newcastle Quayside and cross the Millennium Bridge to Gateshead.
It is possible to use many of the bus services operating to Newcastle City Centre, Gateshead or Heworth Metro stations then use Metro to get to Gateshead Stadium Metro station.
Use the journey planner at nexus.org.uk to find out the best service for you or call 0191 20 20 747
Please be aware that there will be some road closures in the area. These are mainly along the Quayside, but include Hawks Road, South Shore Road, Saltmeadows Road, Neilson Road and Tyne Main Road.
As there are no car parks on site we recommend that you leave your car at home. If this is the only way you are able to travel, take a look at the parking map which shows what permanent facilities are in walking distance.
Tune into our official radio partner Metro Radio for up to date travel information. They are available on the following FM frequencies in the North East: 97.1, 102.6, 103, 103.2.
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