Use public transport this New Year’s Eve

**This article is from 2019. Please check newcastletransport.info or contact us for the latest information**

Heading out this New Year’s Eve? Using public transport is the best way to travel.

Newcastle Transport will run additional services this New Year’s Eve to take you to the Newcastle CBD and back again.


Light rail

Services will run every 7.5 minutes up until 10:30pm and will run regularly until 1am.


Frequent routes 11, 12, 13 and 14 will run every 15 minutes until 7pm. After this time there will be extra frequent route services until 3am on Thursday 1 January.

  • Route 11: Newcastle – Jesmond

From Customs House at Watt Street at 9:35pm • 9:40pm • 9:50pm • 10:00pm • 11:35pm • 12:47am • 1:47am • 2:47am

  • Route 12: Newcastle – Wallsend

From Watkins Street near John Parade at 9:35pm* • 9:40pm* • 10:25pm* • 11:25pm* • 12:55am • 1:55am • 2:55am

*Services do not travel to Maryland Shops

  • Route 13: Newcastle – Glendale

From Customs House at Watt Street at 9:35pm • 9:40pm • 12:05am • 1:35am* • 2:08am* • 2:17am*

*Services do not stop at Gordon Avenue

  • Route 14: Newcastle – Charlestown – Swansea Heads

From Customs House at Watt Street at 9:40pm • 9:45pm • 9:50pm • 12:34am • 1:34am • 2:34am


Ferry services will operate to the regular weekday timetable. Don’t forget the 55N route can get you home too.


Plan your New Year’s Eve travel here.