Free Metro Travel
That’s right! Anyone with a ticket for a performance at Sage Gateshead can travel on the Shields Ferry, or from any Metro station to the Gateshead stop, on the date shown on your ticket – absolutely free.
At stations with ticket gates in operation, just show your ticket to a member of the Metro team. Free travel is available for up to two hours before and after the performance – please hold onto your ticket for inspection. (Travel is subject to Metro published terms and conditions.)
Getting to Sage Gateshead from Gateshead Metro station on Foot
Sage Gateshead is situated on the south side of the River Tyne, 0.6 miles from Gateshead Metro Interchange.
Exit onto West Street. Turn left and walk down to the traffic lights. Turn right onto Askew Road, straight over the traffic lights at the end of the Tyne Bridge and then left at the next traffic lights onto Oakwellgate. Sage Gateshead is on your right. This walk takes about ten minutes.
Getting to Sage Gateshead using the Quaylink Bus
You can also travel from Gateshead Metro to Sage Gateshead via the Quaylink bus, which runs from the Interchange to Sage Gateshead around every 15 minutes. The bus drops off and picks up near our West entrance.
All Quaylink buses have kneeling suspension and telescopic ramps for wheelchair access, and real time bus information is displayed at our West entrance and exit. Get the most up to date information about the Quaylink bus service here.