Kids free by bus or Metro

How to get toLife Science Centrecar-free

Visit Life Science Centre car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s easy to reach Life Science Centre car-free, as it’s located in Times Square, a couple of minutes from Newcastle Central train and Metro station.

There are direct trains to Newcastle from: Durham (about 15 mins), Darlington (30 mins), Berwick-upon-Tweed, York (about 50 mins), Edinburgh (85 mins) and many other cities. When you travel by train, a Newcastle PlusBus ticket offers unlimited travel around the city by bus.

There are frequent buses from around Newcastle. Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Kids go free with an adult Metro ticket or Go North East Family Day Ticket. This is valid on Go North East buses, including services from around Newcastle, Blythe, Consett, Durham, Hexham, Middlesbrough Prudhoe, Stanley and Sunderland.

Here’s some information on access to attractions, buses and trains.

About Life Science Centre

Newcastle's science centre is full of interactive fun for children and adults alike. There are play areas, demonstrations and a planetarium.

For any queries about visiting contact Life Science Centre on 01912438210 or

Address: Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP. Visit Website