£2 off by metro or bus

How to get toTynemouth Aquariumcar-free

Visit Tynemouth Aquarium 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.

You can get to Tynemouth Aquarium on bus 306 from Gateshead, Central Newcastle and North Shields. Buses run frequently, and the journey from Central Newcastle is about 1 hour. Hop off at Tynemouth Beach Road / Grand Parade for a short walk to the Aquarium.

The nearest Tyne and Wear Metro Station is Cullercoats, which is a 15-minute walk along the sea front to the Aquarium.

If you travel on the Shields Ferry, bus 19 connects with the ferry at North Shields Ferry Terminal for the 9-minute journey to North Shields Metro Station (ferry tickets valid on the bus). Change there to the Tyne and Wear Metro for Cullercoats.

If you are coming from further afield, the nearest station is Newcastle, which is served by regular East Coast Mainline services from London, York and Darlington, also from Edinburgh and Berwick. Transpenine services run from Manchester and Leeds, and local services run from Carlisle and Hexham, Morpeth, Middlesborough, Stockton, Hartlepool and Sunderland. Then hop on the Metro (Yellow Line) to Cullercoats, which takes 30-minutes, and from there it is a 15-minute walk along the seafront to the Aquarium.

Our journey planner will show you train and bus times and walking routes.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

£2 off entry when you show a metro or bus ticket.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Tynemouth Aquarium

Home to species from all over the world, including the tropical waters of the Carribean and the UK’s native shores. New exhibit: River Giants of the tropical rainforest. Daily talks and feeds.

For any queries about visiting contact Tynemouth Aquarium on 0191 258 1031 or hello@tynemouthaquarium.co.uk

Address: Grand Parade, Tynemouth, NE30 4JF. Visit Website