From the A1(M)/ A1 Take the exit signposted (from the South) Gateshead and Newcastle (Centre) A184 or (from the North) Gateshead A184. Keep in the left-hand lane of A184 signposted Gateshead town centre. At roundabout, take third exit, signposted Gateshead town centre. Go straight through two sets of traffic lights. Get into the right hand lane to go straight over at a thrid set of lights. At the fourth set of lights, turn left onto Oakwellgate and immediately right under the railway bridge up the steep slope into our car park, or second right to the drop-off point, or blue badge parking.
BusesThe bright yellow Quaylink buses run every 10 minutes during the day, around every 20 minutes during the evenings and directly serves The Sage Gateshead. The Quaylink Service 1 (Q1) starts from both Newcastle Central Station and Gateshead Interchange. It takes 10 minutes from Central Station to The Sage Gateshead; the last return bus leaves The Sage Gateshead at 11.59pm. It takes 4 minutes from Gateshead Interchange, with the last return service leaving The Sage Gateshead at 12.28am. Contact Stage Coach for further information.
Rail connections The nearest station is Newcastle Central (around three hours to London King's Cross, one and a half hours to Edinburgh). If you arrive into Newcastle Central Station you can choose to either:
Take the Metro one stop to Gateshead Interchange (a couple of minutes journey time) then either a ten minute walk to The Sage Gateshead or catch the yellow Quaylink Q1 bus. Pedestrian routes are clearly signed.
Walk across the Tyne Bridge from Central Station (twenty minutes).
Take a taxi (eight minutes).
Coach connections Newcastle coach station is operated by National Express and is situated at St James' Boulevard just a ten minute walk from the Metro at Central Station.
Air connections The Sage Gateshead is a twenty-five minute drive from Newcastle International Airport. A direct Metro link is available from the airport to Gateshead Interchange (around 30 minutes); then follow pedestrian signs for The Sage Gateshead or catch the yellow Quaylink Q1 bus.
On foot from Gateshead Metro: Exit onto West Street. Turn left and walk down to the traffic lights. Turn right onto Askew Road, straight over the traffic lights at the end of the Tyne Bridge and then left at the next traffic lights onto Oakwellgate. The Sage Gateshead is on your right. This walk takes about ten minutes.
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