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Buses for Newcastle United v Manchester United

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Buses for Newcastle United v Manchester United

Getting to St James' Park is really easy with us as we have two dedicated Park & Ride routes, as well as many frequent services to the heart of Newcastle City Centre. 

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.
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Great Park & Ride

  • Quaylink 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.
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Other Services & Extra Buses

  • We also run a wide range of frequent services to the heart of Newcastle City Centre from around the region – visit simplygo.com to plan your journey.
  • Additional buses run on services 21, 58, 97, X10 and X31 for weekday evening matches to make your journey home easy. Click here to view the extra buses.

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