Take a look at the Gateshead International Stadium supporter guide. 

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The Gateshead International Stadium is an 11,800 all-seater venue and home to Gateshead Football Club of the Vanarama National League. It is located in the east of Gateshead, near the river Tyne and walking distance from Newcastle Quayside and Gateshead Town Centre.

Food & Drink

In house

The International Stadium offers a typical range of matchday food and drink at a competitive price. Various offers may take place, including £1 bottles.

Food is served from the serveries on the Tyne & Wear Stand concourse and is available from the Mick Thornton Suite. Alcoholic beverages are available from the Mick Thornton Suite, main reception bar and hospitality lounge only.

The Club also has a hospitality suite for those looking for a more luxurious matchday experience – click here for more information.


Asda Supermarket (<100m) – Situated opposite the Stadium.

The Schooner (400m) – One of Tyneside’s finest traditional pubs, home to great food and a wide range of ales on offer.

McDonalds (400m) – Walking distance from the stadium with a drive-thru.

Ticket Prices

Admission is priced as follows: Adult: £15; Adult (Newcastle United or Sunderland Season ticket holder)*: £10; Concessions: £8; Students/U18s: £5; U12s go FREE with a paying adult.

Tickets on the gate

*NUFC/SAFC discount does not apply to cup matches.


The stadium is very easily accessible through all forms of transport, including on foot.


Neilson Road, Gateshead NE10 0EF.

By car

Gateshead International Stadium is signposted from major roads in the area.

A1 (from the North)

Follow the A1 Southbound until the turn off for the A184 (Gateshead Town Centre). Keep following the A184 until you come to the Stadium on the left.

A1 (from the South)

Follow the A1 Northbound, turn off the A167 (Gateshead South). Pass the Angel of the North on your left. Follow road to the centre of Gateshead, take the slip road underneath the flyover. Go straight over the roundabout and then turn right onto the A184 at the next roundabout. Follow the A184 until you come to the stadium on the left.

From the South (Quickest route):
At the end of the A1(M) Junction 65, take the A194(M) towards South Shields. At the end of the A194(M) take the A184 towards Gateshead. The stadium is situated three miles further along this road on the right-hand side.

A69 (from the West)

Follow the A69 until you meet the A1. From there follow directions as from the A1 North.

A19 (from the East)

Follow the A19 until you reach the Whitemare Pool roundabout. Turn right onto the A184 (Gateshead). Continue onto the A184 over the Heworth roundabout and the Stadium is on the right.

Car Parking

The stadium has three car parks to the front, accommodating the following:

Car Park Number 1: 86 normal sized bays; 8 disabled car parking; 2 electric car bays; 4 motorcycle bays

Car Park Number 2: 42 normal sized bays; 8 disabled car parking

Car Park Number 3: 87 normal sized bays; 4 coach bays

Overall total Spaces: 241

At least one hour before match kick-off, cones are placed along each side of the roadway leading to the stadium’s main entrance and on emergency access routes to prevent inappropriate parking and to maintain clearways for emergency vehicles.

Provision is made for the visiting club’s team and supporters’ coaches, if requirements are known in advance. Stewards manage and monitor the car park and at the appropriate time a visible ‘Car Park Full’ sign is placed at an appropriate position to forewarn arriving motorists.

The following car parking is available within reasonable distance of the Stadium or Metro station near to the Stadium resulting in disruption to vehicular traffic, residents and businesses being kept to a minimum.


Mill Road (278); The SAGE Gateshead (273); South Shore Road (102); Baltic (73); Swinburne Street (57);Gateshead College; Town Hall (53); Trinity Square (710); Civic Centre (65-187); Heworth south (64); Heworth North (393); Garden Street (17)

Information on car park locations and charges in Gateshead can be obtained by visiting http://www.gateshead.gov.uk/Parking-roads-and-travel/Parking/Car-parks-and-on—street-parking/Carparks.aspx.

By bus

93 (Loop) – between Gateshead Interchange and the Stadium

94 (Loop) – between Heworth Interchange and the Stadium 

These services operate every 15 minutes. Gateshead Interchange provides transport links via bus and Metro to all local destinations as well as Newcastle Airport, Newcastle Central Station and Sunderland Train Station.

By Metro

Gateshead Stadium Metro station is approximately a five minutes walk from the Stadium. A footpath leads from the Metro station, through St. James Village housing estate to the Stadium. The Metro Station is just two stops from Newcastle City centre.

By rail

The nearest train station is Newcastle Central Station (East Coast Line). Travel from Newcastle Central Station to Gateshead Stadium Metro station using the Metro.

For more information on these services or assistance in planning your journey, call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit the Nexus website.

Courtesy of Gateshead Council.