Fertility & Genetics Services at Life Science Centre

(0191) 233 6161

How to find us

This page gives you details about how to get to the Newcastle Fertility Centre, including a map and details about public transport.

The Newcastle Fertility Centre and Northern Genetic Service are situated at the International Centre for Life in Newcastle city centre, next to Central railway station.

Parking spaces at the Centre for Life are limited. Alternative parking is near the Times Square multi-storey car park - a two minute walk from the Centre for Life. For satnav users, the postcode is NE4 7AD.

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Parking area

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Disabled Parking

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Train station

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Metro station

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Wayfinder Kiosk

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Entrance / Main entrance

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Public transport

To help you get in and around Newcastle more easily, link onto the Nexus passenger transport website. Here you will find travel details for all public transport including bus routes, the Metro underground, the cross-Tyne ferry service, and local rail services.


The nearest Metro station is Central Station. On foot, turn left out of Central Station and onto Neville Street. Walk for 200 metres and you will see the Centre for Life ahead of you.

Bus services

The nearest bus terminus is Central Station. On foot, turn left out of Central Station and onto Neville Street. Walk for 200 metres and you will see the Centre for Life ahead of you.

For further information about public transport:

High speed rail links

Access to all our hospitals in Newcastle is easy with high speed rail links directly to Newcastle’s Central Station from many destinations in England and Scotland.  We are less than an hour and a half away from both Leeds and Edinburgh, and you can get here directly from London Kings Cross, Peterborough Birmingham, Sheffield, Manchester and Glasgow in just 3 hours or less.

Find out more information on times and fares at the LNER and Virgin Trains websites.

Driving to Newcastle

Newcastle is easily accessible if you are driving or prefer to travel by coach with major road routes straight to the centre from both the north (A1) and south (A1M) and from the west (A69).

This means you can get here from Carlisle in under an hour and a half, from Leeds, York and Sheffield in less than 2 hours and from Liverpool, Manchester and Glasgow in 3 hours or less.


Fly direct to Newcastle International Airport

Newcastle’s International Airport is just 20 minutes away from the city centre which is easily accessible by the local Metro system, car or taxi.  Direct flights are available in less than an hour from many parts of the UK and the Republic of Ireland, including Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, Exeter and London (Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted).

There are a number of daily connections with many major cities in Europe including Amsterdam, Brussels, Dusseldorf, and Paris and regular flights come and go from many other European destinations including Faro, Malaga, Murcia, Palma Mallorca and Tenerife, all accessible by reasonably priced airlines such as Easyjet, Jet2, Flybe and Ryanair.

Newcastle can also be reached directly from as far afield as Dubai, all year round, and Orlando, Florida and Toronto, Canada during the summer months when regular scheduled flights are available.

Click onto Newcastle International Airport to find out more about direct flights to Newcastle.

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