The Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) is in the heart of Newcastle’s city centre. It can be easily accessed by public transport or car. If you have a sat nav, the postcode for the hospital is NE1 4LP.
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.
Haymarket Metro station is only a short walk away from the RVI and you can plan your journey on their website. You can walk to the hospital from the Central Station of use the Metro to reach Haymerket
Access to the RVI is easy with high-speed rail links directly to Newcastle’s Central station for more information on times and fares visit the LNER website.
The nearest bus station is Haymarket. Further information about public transport can be found using Google maps or on the Nexus website.
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
There are Park and Ride options are available and there is a range of council operated and private car parks in close proximity to the hospital and all within a short walking distance.
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).
Car parking is limited and if travelling by car please allow extra time for your journey as our car parks can be extremely busy and you may need to queue or be asked to circulate the site until spaces become available.
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.