Getting here

Where is the gallery?

The Laing Art Gallery is situated in the heart of Newcastle City Centre. Please support us in our Environmental programme of work and walk, cycle or use public transport whenever it’s possible for you to do so. 

Our address is:

Laing Art Gallery
New Bridge Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

By Metro

The Laing Art Gallery is less than a five minute walk from Monument Metro station

Below is the walking route from Monument Metro Station to the Laing Art Gallery. There are two exits from Monument Metro Station - one on Grey Street, and another on Blackett Street.

From Grey St: Walk north on Grey St towards Blackett St (52 ft), turn right onto Blackett St (249 ft), continue onto New Bridge St (0.1 mile), cross the road at John Dobson Street, the Laing Art Gallery is right opposite.

From Blackett St: Walk east on Blackett St towards Pilgrim St (200 ft), continue onto New Bridge St West (0.1 mile), cross the road at John Dobson Street, the Laing Art Gallery is right opposite.

The Gallery is well signposted from the station. 

Make your visit a great value day out by travelling to our venues by the Metro. Up to three children aged 11 and under can travel for free on the Metro and the Shields Ferry with a fare-paying adult. 

Save on adult Metro fares too by using Pop Pay As You Go. Compared to buying paper tickets Pop PAYG saves you up to £1.05 on Single Tickets and up to £1.35 on Day Tickets.

Plan your journey in advance and track your Metro train in real time with the Pop app. Search 'Nexus Pop' on Google Play or the App Store.

Tyne and Wear Metro is our official Travel Partner.

By Rail

Mainline rail connections to Newcastle upon Tyne arrive at Newcastle Central Station and the Monument Metro Station is one stop away on the Tyne and Wear Metro.

Lumo is our national travel partner. Lumo is committed to providing sustainable train journeys - its trains are electric powered and 25 times cleaner than flying.

Buy train tickets from London, Edinburgh or Stevenage to Newcastle from Lumo.

More information about Northern Rail train services to Newcastle Central Station.

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By bus

The following transport lines have routes that pass near John Dobson Street (in close proximity to the Laing Art Gallery).

  • Bus number: 1, 21, 28, 308, 31, X1, X10, X34, X45, X77

All buses stopping at the Haymarket are approximately 10 minutes walk away; buses stopping at Pilgrim Street are approximately 3 minutes walk away. 

Please visit the traveline website for more information about public transport.

Those who are 21 and under can now access single fare bus, Metro and Shields Ferry journeys for just £1. The new offer makes public transport a more affordable way for young people to travel to our museums and galleries and covers many services in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham. Find out more at

By car / coach / taxi

The nearest drop-off point by taxi, dial-a-ride, car or coach is on John Dobson Street alongside the gallery. There is another drop-off point on Oxford Street.

The nearest car parks to the gallery are:

  • Saville Place Car Park, Saville Row, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AG
  • NCP Car Park, John Dobson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8HL
  • Oxford Street Car Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8QH

There are parking meters to the side of the Gallery, including two disabled parking bays for blue badge permit holders.

You can locate other car parks and find out car parking charges by visiting