Photography by Colin Davison

Your visit

If you are new to North East England or to International Print Biennale then we've produced some handy guides to making the most of your time here.  Just follow this link.



International Print Biennale will be easy to get to whether you're travelling by air, road, sea or rail. Newcastle itself is very easy to get around, many of the venues are in walking distance or you can take the quick & easy Metro which runs trains all over the region including to/from stations in Newcastle, Sunderland & Gateshead. The Metro also goes to/from Newcastle airport, Central Station, South Shields & North Shields and a ferry service links North Shields and South Shields with the ferry terminal being just 300 yards from the Customs House. There are also regular bus services throughout the region.


By rail - Newcastle Central Station is right in the heart of Newcastle city centre. Book your rail journey here

By road -  The A1(M) passes through NewcastleGateshead linking the area to London, the South, Scotland and major routes across the country. The A69 links west to Carlisle, the Lake District and, via the M6, to the South and West of England. Central car parks are situated only a short distance from both routes and are well signposted. Plan your route here -

By air - Newcastle International Airport is served by many airlines providing direct links from top international and UK destinations, and is only 8 miles from the city centre.

By sea - The International Passenger Terminal at North Shields (8 miles east of the city centre) is the North of England’s main sea link with Europe. There are daily sailings from Amsterdam with DFDS Seaways.

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