Welcome to Quaylink, the handy way to explore Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside. If you’re off to work, or visiting some of the great attractions that the Quayside and Ouseburn has to offer, then Quaylink is the bus for you.


Q1 and Q2 buses link Windy Nook, Felling Square, Heworth, Leam Lane, Springwell, Wrekenton, Dryden Road and Gateshead Town Centre with Sage Gateshead, Gateshead College, Baltic Square, Guildhall, Theatre Royal and Central Station.  

Q3 buses link Great Park, Great Park Park & Ride, Regent Centre, Gosforth High Street and Newcastle City Centre with the Theatre Royal, Guildhall, Law Courts, Ouseburn Valley (for The Cluny & Seven Stories), Hoults Yard, St Peters Basin and Spillers Quay.  

Quaylink buses run up to every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes in the evening.

Get out and about on Quaylink – we've put together a guide of some of our favourite attractions, so hop on board and see what Quaylink has to offer!

No. Service Places Served Downloads
Q1/Q2 /Q3 Quaylink Q1 / Q2 Gateshead - Carr Hill - Felling - Heworth - Leam Lane Estate - Springwell Estate - Wrekenton - Low Fell - Gateshead - Sage Gateshead - Gateshead College - Quayside - Newcastle City Centre
Q3 Great Park - Regent Centre - Gosforth - Haymarket - Grey Street - Quayside - Ouseburn - St Peter's Basin

Quaylink map

Q1 / Q2 times from 31 July 2016

Q1 / Q2 times until 30 July 2016

Q3 times from 31 July 2016

Q3 times until 30 July 2016

Money saving tickets on Quaylink

We've some great deals and offers to help you get the best value for money on your bus travel, view a sample of the fares available on Quaylink below.

Tickets and Sample Fares Price
Central Zone single* £1.40
Gateshead area single - up to and including Gateshead Interchange £1.50
Gosforth to Newcastle single £1.50
Great Park to Quayside single £2.50
Great Park to Newcastle Grey Street return £3.30
Central Zone day ticket* £2.30
Newcastle/Metrocentre day ticket** £3.50
Central Zone weekly ticket* £8.60
Newcastle/Metrocentre weekly ticket** £11.50

* Central Zone - covers Q1 and Q2 between Central Station and Gateshead Interchange, and Q3 between Haymarket Bus Station and St Peter's Basin.

** Newcastle/Metrocentre tickets - are valid in Newcastle City Centre and to Byker, Scotwood Road (Michell Bearings), Coast Road (Benfield Road), Denton (Fox & Hounds), Metrocentre Interchange, Newcastle Great Park and Gateshead Interchange (via Quaylink only).


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