The Freeman Hospital is at the north of Newcastle in High Heaton. It can be easily accessed by public transport or car. If you have a sat nav, our postcode is NE7 7DN.
If commuting by public transport and trying to plan your route please also use postcode NE7 7QH.
Below is a map to help with directions, and links to websites with helpful information on local public transport and other ways of getting to Newcastle.Map – Freeman Hospital
The nearest bus interchanges are Regent Centre and Four Lane Ends. Both of these interchanges have direct bus services to Freeman Hospital. Further information about public transport can be found by using Google maps or on the Nexus website.
The nearest station to the hospital is Longbenton. Exit the station and cross over Benton Park Road to Cosgrove Court. Follow the path at the end of Cosgrove Court to the rear of the hospital
For information about public transport:NEXUS website
Telephone: Traveline 0871 200 2233
Bus services also link the Freeman Hospital with Four Lane Ends (Arriva Service 52) and Regent centre (service 553).
Cycles are able to move freely across the Hospital Sites using the normal road infrastructure. There are links at site entrances and exits that link up with Newcastle City Councils designated cycle routes and come from various directions across the city.Parking for bicycles
Park and Ride
Details of park and ride options are available here.
Driving to Newcastle
Newcastle is easily accessible if you are driving or prefer to travel by coach with major road routes straight to the centre from both the north (A1) and south (A1M) and from the west (A69).
High speed rail links
Access to all our hospitals in Newcastle is easy with high-speed rail links directly to Newcastle’s Central Station from many destinations in England and Scotland. Newcastle is less than an hour and a half away from both Leeds and Edinburgh, and you can get here directly from London Kings Cross, Peterborough Birmingham, Sheffield, Manchester and Glasgow in just 3 hours or less and with a direct Metro from Newcastle Central Station to the Longbenton in 17 minutes and a short walk to the hospital.
Find out more information on times and fares at the LNER website.
Fly direct to Newcastle International Airport
Newcastle’s International Airport is just 20 minutes away from the city centre which is easily accessible by the local Metro system, car or taxi. Direct flights are available in less than an hour from many parts of the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
There are a number of daily connections with many major cities in Europe.
Click onto Newcastle International Airport to find out more about direct flights to Newcastle.