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Campus for Ageing and Vitality

(0191) 233 6161

How to find us

This page gives you details about how to get to the Campus for Ageing and Vitality (CAV), including a map and details about public transport.

You can also find details about car parking.

A and E facilities

Emergency Department facilities are at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Richardson Road, Newcastle NE1 4LP.

The Westgate Walk-in Centre for advice and treatment of minor injuries or ailments is on the CAV site on Westgate Road.

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Parking area

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Disabled Parking

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Train station

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Bus stop

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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. Take the bus from outside Central Station to Westgate Road.

Bus services

From Newcastle's Haymarket, take bus number 46 to CAV from stand V. Every 30 minutes, Monday to Friday. Get the number 46 timetable from the Arriva website.

A number of bus services call outside the Campus for Ageing and Vitality (NE4 6BE) from across the city. For information about public transport:

There is also a shuttle bus that links the Campus for Ageing and Vitality with the RVI, the Haymarket Bus Station and Gosforth (Newcastle Great Park). You can find the details of the 46 bus service on the Arriva website.

Park and Ride

Park and Ride is available to get to the hospital:

  • Regent Centre, Gosforth: parking is £1 per day. Bus number 46 calls at Haymarket, RVI Leazes Wing and Campus for Ageing and Vitality.

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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