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Est: 1892 St. James' Park, Newcastle


Newcastle United Football Club have worked in partnership with AccessAble, to produce detailed pan-disability guides for St. James' Park.

The accessibility information in this guide aims to assist fans with disabilities and provide an additional resource to help home and away supporters plan their visit.

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Arriving at St. James' Park from City Centre

St. James' Park is located to the north west of Newcastle city centre - a ten-minute walk from Newcastle Central Station and approximately five minutes from Monument Metro Station.

There are is no available car park on matchdays, but there are a number of public car parks signposted clearly on arrival in Newcastle city centre.

Arriving at St. James' Park by Public Transport

National Rail

Newcastle Central Station [NCL]

Neville Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 5DL

It offers the following services:

  • Virgin Trains East Coast services to Edinburgh Waverley, Aberdeen, Glasgow Central, Inverness, Stirling, London King's Cross
  • CrossCountry services to Glasgow Central, Aberdeen, Reading and the South West of England, including Exeter St Davids, Plymouth and Penzance
  • TransPennine Express services to Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street
  • Norther services to Cramlington, Morpeth, Chathill, Middlesbrough, Carlisle and Hexham

Directions to ground: Cross the road from the station and walk up Pink Lane (to the right of Subway), passing the Forth Hotel public house. Turn right onto Clayton Street, then left onto Westgate Road. Outside Tilleys Bar, bear right onto Bath Lane and after 200 metres, turn right onto Stowell Street and continue until the ground becomes visible beyond the Chinatown arch.


Newcastle upon Tyne is served by the Tyne & Wear Metro system; a light rail network with frequent services between Newcastle Airport, Newcastle city centre, the coast, major transport interchanges and destinations south to Wearside.


Newcastle upon Tyne has two major bus stations for local and regional services - Haymarket and Eldon Square. Both are located on Percy Street, a five-minute walk to St.James' Park. To reach the stadium, walk south west on Percy Street and turn right onto Gallowgate. St. James' Park will become visible on the right.

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There are taxi services available throughout the city, with major taxi ranks located at Newcastle Central Station and transport interchanges.

The nearest taxi rank to St. James' Park is situated two minutes away on foot, opposite the entrance to Chinatown.

Arriving at St. James' Park by Car

Sat Nav: NE1 4ST (stadium postcode)

St James' Park on Google Maps: click here

The stadium is in close proximity to the A167(M) and the following main roads:

  • From North: A1 and A696
  • From West: A69
  • From South: A184 via A1(M)
  • From South-west: A184 via A692 and A68

Park and ride

There are two locations to park and ride - from Newcastle Great Park (west of the A1, north of Newcastle, close to the racecourse) and the Soccerbus service from the MetroCentre. Both locations are signposted from the A1.

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There are no unreserved public car parks on event days at St. James' Park. Instead it is recommended to use public transport to reach the stadium. However, there are a number of public car parks signposted on arrival to Newcastle city centre - they are likely to be extremely busy on matchdays.



Capacity: 52,305

Record PL attendance: 52,490 v West Ham United (11 November 2012)

Built: 1892

Recent expansion: 2000

Pitch size: 105m x 68m

Stadium address: St. James' Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4ST

Phone: 0344 372 1892

St. James' Park has been the home of Newcastle United since 1982, undergoing multiple developments since.

The stadium currently holds over 52,000 fans following the last major expansion, which was completed in 2000, making it the 11th biggest stadium in the UK.