Buses for Newcastle United matches

Getting to St James' Park is really easy with us as we run a wide range of frequent services to the heart of Newcastle, as well as two dedicated Park & Ride routes.

Normal service buses

  • We run a wide range of frequent buses to the heart of Newcastle City Centre from around the region.
  • Plan your journey

Extra buses for weekday evening matches

  • In addition to our normal timetables, additional buses run for evening weekday matches on services 21, 58, 97, X10 and X31 to help you get home.

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X50 - Matchday Park & Ride

  • Soccerbus is a direct link between the Metrocentre and St James’ Park on Newcastle United home match days, offering a convenient Park & Ride service and easy access to the stadium for everyone. 
  • Runs for all Newcastle United first team home matches during the 2017/18 football season, including pre-season friendlies.
  • The first bus leaves the Metrocentre (Coach Park) two hours before each match. Buses then run at frequent intervals until the last departure 15 minutes before the scheduled kick-off time.
  • Buses return from St James’ Park at frequent intervals after each match. The last bus leaves one hour after the final whistle. 
  • Free parking in dedicated spaces at the Metrocentre Coach Park – an attendant is on hand to guide you to the reserved parking spaces. 
  • Open to everyone, offering direct access to the stadium before/after each match.Soccerbus stops at the Metrocentre Coach Park and on Barrack Road, behind the Milburn Stand, at St James’ Park.

Timetable

Bus Stops

  • Soccerbus stops at the Metrocentre Coach Park and on Barrack Road, behind the Milburn Stand, at St James’ Park.

Tickets and Fares

  • Adults - £1.50 single, £2 return
  • 18 & Under - £1 single 
  • Magpie Movers are valid on this service, but no other tickets can be used (which includes Network One travel cards, Go North East adult, student, apprentice and young people tickets, and English national concessionary passes). 
  • Please note that Magpie Movers are not valid for pre-season friendly matches.
  • No charge for parking – just pay as you board the bus.


Great Park & Ride - Quaylink Q3

  • Service Q3 runs for all Newcastle United first team home matches during the 2017/18 football season, including pre-season friendlies from the Park & Ride site at Great Park, just off the A1 at the Gosforth Park Hotel junction, direct into Barras Bridge or Blackett Street in Newcastle. 
  • On evenings and Sundays, the normal timetabled buses will additionally serve the Park and Ride site two hours before and after kick-off. Extra journeys will also run so that buses run up to every 15 minutes. 
  • The first bus leaves the Great Park & Ride site approximately two hours before each match. 
  • Buses return from Haymarket Bus Station and Barras Bridge at frequent intervals after each match. The last bus leaves around one hour after the final whistle. 
  • Free parking at the Great Park & Ride site, just off the A1 at the Gosforth Park Hotel junction. 
  • Open to everyone, offering direct access to the stadium before/after each match.

Timetable

Q3 extra journeys

Bus Stops

  • Quaylink Q3 stops at the Great Park & Ride site and on Barras Bridge and Haymarket Bus Station in Newcastle City Centre, only a short walk to St James' Park.

Tickets and Fares

  • Day Return fares are £3.50 for adults and £1 each way for people aged 18 or under.
  • Magpie Movers are valid on this service, as are Network One travel cards, Go North East adult, student, apprentice and young people tickets, and English national concessionary passes. 
  • Please note that Magpie Movers are not valid for pre-season friendly matches.
  • No charge for parking – just pay as you board the bus.