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GETTING HERE

We get a number of questions relating to where we are and how to reach us at events every year, so in an effort to help you before you attend, we have listed some of them here for you to peruse before the event to make your visit as stress-free as possible!

 

WHERE IS THE EVENT BEING HELD?

The next Comic Con North East will be held on 13th and 14th April 2024 at Utilita Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE4 7NA.

GET TO US BY LAND, SEA OR AIR!

With excellent air and sea links as well as rail and road networks, getting to Newcastle and the Utilita Arena from overseas or within the UK or Republic of Ireland has never been easier!  Located on the banks of the River Tyne, Utilita Arena Newcastle is ten minutes away from Central Station and the Tyne and Wear Metro.

TRAVELLING BY CAR

Utilita Arena Newcastle is only 3 minutes from the A1 North - South route. Take the A184 signposted 'City Centre', then follow the A189 over the Redheugh Bridge. When in the vicinity of the Arena, follow the signs to the appropriate car parks.

 

Our full address for your sat nav is - Utilita Arena Newcastle, Arena Way, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7NA

There are three different ways to pay at Utilita Arena Newcastle with the quickest and easiest option being to download the Just Park app.

 

Download the Just Park app and pay using the Location ID 300806.

You can also call 07520 634 455 and quote location ID 300806.

Alternatively, you can pay using one of the kiosks - please note these are card payments only.

Click HERE to download the Just Park app

TRAVELLING BY BUS

Many local bus services, Tyne& Wear Metro and rail services stop at Central Station, which is only around a 5 minute walk away from the Arena. Buses from Hexham, Stanley, Consett and many parts of Gateshead and Newcastle all stop at Central Station.

 

Eldon Square and Haymarket Bus Stations are around a 10-minute walk from Utilita Arena Newcastle.

 

Public Transport information can be found at www.nexus.org.uk or by calling Traveline on 0871 200 2233.

TRAVELLING BY TRAIN

Newcastle Central Train Station, situated on Neville Street is around a 15min walk from Utilita Arena Newcastle providing connections to the local Metro Service. Newcastle Central Station is the busiest station on the East Coast Main Line service connecting people to regional and national destinations including Newcastle International Airport.

Public Transport information can be found at www.nexus.org.uk or by calling Traveline on 0871 200 2233.

TRAVELLING BY PLANE

The Utilita Arena is located just 9.5 miles from Newcastle International Airport, about a 20 minute drive. Flights from all over the world arrive at the airport meaning you can come from almost any country!

GOOGLE MAPS

Below is a Google Map of the immediate area for your convenience, scroll in and out easily to find bus stops, road markings and the arena itself. If you are on a mobile device you can easily get directions to the venue on your screen by clicking on the "Directions" link just underneath the "COMIC CON NORTH EAST" title on the map.

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