Getting here

Plan your travel to the Hatton Gallery. Please help the environment and walk, cycle or use public transport whenever it’s possible for you to do so.

Where is the Hatton Gallery?

We are based on Newcastle University campus in the north of Newcastle city centre. Our address is:

Hatton Gallery
Kings Road
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne

By Public transport

The Hatton Gallery is on Newcastle University campus in the heart of Newcastle city centre. It is a 5 minute walk from the Haymarket Metro Station and bus station. Haymarket Metro station is just two stops from Central Station the mainline rail station. Please contact the Nexus traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit the traveline website for more information about public transport.

Follow signs from Haymarket for the Great North Museum. Cross the road at the traffic lights at the top of Northumberland Street opposite the church and keep left. Cross the road at the next set of traffic lights on Barras Bridge and turn left at Campus Coffee (the King’s Gate building is on the right). Enter Newcastle University campus. Walk up the steps past the student union building on the left (Northern Stage is on the right) towards the double arches. Turn right and the Hatton Gallery is on your left.

Please support us in our Environmental programme of work and use public transport whenever it’s possible for you to do so.

Make your visit a great value day out by travelling to our venues by 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. 

Tyne and Wear Metro is our official Travel Partner.

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. 

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.

By car

Newcastle is easily accessible by road via the A1 from the north and south and the A69 from the west. The following route planners may assist you to plan your journey (our postcode is NE1 7RU):

Car parking

We do not have public parking but there are numerous car parks within walking distance of the Hatton Gallery.

The nearest Newcastle Council car park is:

The nearest NCP car parks are:

Clean Air Zone

From 30 January 2023, a Clean Air Zone covers part of Newcastle and Gateshead. Hatton Gallery sits within the Clean Air Zone but not all vehicles have to pay a charge. Private cars and motorbikes do not have to pay. Learn more about the Clean Air Zone at