Soccerbus

Getting to St. James' Park is really easy with us Go North East as we run two dedicated Park & Ride routes.  You can park in the Metrocentre Coach Park and catch our X50 Soccerbus or at Newcastle Great Park and catch our Quaylink Q3.

Soccerbus

  • 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 2015/16 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.

Bus Stops

  • Soccerbus stops at the Metrocentre Coach Park and on Barrack Road, behind the Milburn Stand, at St James’ Park - see map below

Tickets and Fares

  • Flat single fares apply, which are £1 for adults and 50p for children (16 and under).
  • Magpie Movers are valid on this service, but no other tickets can be used (which includes Network One travel cards, Buzzfare, Get Around and English national concessionary passes).
  • No charge for parking – just pay as you board the bus.

Great Park & Ride

  • Service Q3 runs for all Newcastle United first team home matches during the 2015/16 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 serve the Park and Ride site, as well as additional journeys operating 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.
    Bus Stops

Bus Stops

  • Soccerbus 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 £3.30 for adults and 90p each way for children with a Get Around key card.
  • Magpie Movers are valid on this service, as are Network One travel cards, Buzzfare, Get Around and English national concessionary passes.
  • No charge for parking – just pay as you board the bus.

Extra buses on key routes

  • Additional buses run for evening midweek home games on the following services; 21, 58,  97, X10 and X31.
  • Additional buses will run on 21, 58, 97 and X10 fixtures which are played on a Sundays.

Soccerbus Map
 

 

No. Service Places Served Downloads
X50 Soccerbus Metrocentre Coach Park - Newcastle Barrack Road

X50

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