Getting To Metro Cycles

We’re centrally located at 2 Bellevue St, Newcastle West, just off Hunter St, next door to Bank Corner Cafe. It’s easy to get to our shop via bike, or public transport, and there’s also plenty of parking available nearby.

by bike

Most places in Newcastle can be accessed by safe cycle routes. Plan your trip to avoid busy roads and enjoy the ride! See the Newcastle Cycleways Network Map.

From Carrington, Tighes Hill, Maryville: Follow the Throsby Creek cycleway and turn right at the ‘Tree Of Knowledge’ at the southern end of the Marina. Head south along the foothpath on the eastern side of Hannell St. (Riding with traffic on Hannell St is hazardous – it’s safer to use the path).Cross the light rail tracks then turn right at Beresford Lane and head east to Bellevue St.

From Newcastle East: Head west along the Honeysuckle foreshore path. At Worth Place join the on-road cycle lane on Honeysuckle Drive then turn left at Steel St. Cross the light rail line and turn right at Hunter St and follow the footpath on the northern side of Hunter St to Bellevue St. (Riding with traffic on Hunter St is hazardous – it’s safer to use the path).

From Cooks Hill, The Junction, Hamilton: Access National Park St, eithe via Newcastle Cycleways Route 1 or Parry St. Head north on National Park St and cross King St and Hunter St to arrive at Bellevue St.

The City of Newcastle is currrently considering plans for separated cycleways along Hunter St and from Hunter St to the Junction.

 

public transport

Train and Light Rail: We’re located 400M from the Newcastle Interchange train and light rail station. Check train timetable and service information online for the Newcastle and Central Coast Line or the Hunter Line

Standard bicycles can be carried on trains but not light rail. Folding bikes can be carried on either.

Buses – from Newcastle CBD: Routes 11, 12, 13, 22, 24, 47, 55N, 130, 131, 138, 140, 160, 266 to stop 230229 ‘Hunter St after National Park St’.

Buses – to Newcastle CBD: Routes 11, 12, 13, 22, 23, 24, 26, 28, 47 to stop 230226 ‘Hunter St after Bellevue St’

Folding bicycles, but not standard bikes, can be carried on busses. 

Ferry: Regular ferry services connect Stockton to Queens Wharf –  approximately 2km walk or cycle from Metro Cycles. Ferries provide space for multiple bikes. 

The online Trip Planner makes it easy to work your journey by public transport or download this handy Newcastle Public Transport Network map.

by car

If you need to travel by motor vehicle and want to avoid parking, catch a cab. Book Newcastle Taxis online or call 132227

It’s easy to drive and park close to our store. During regular business hours 2-hour paid on-street parking is generally available in Beresford St, Bellevue St or on Hunter St.

Use the Easypark App to find and pay for parking or to get 15 minutes free parking. 

Long-term parking for up to 8 hours is available at Throsby Car Park at the western end of Honeysuckle Drive: $3 to $8.50 Monday to Friday, free on weekends. 

Park and Ride provides bus connection from Hunter Stadium to the CBD on weekdays every 15 minutes between 7am and 9am, with return services from 2:25pm to 5:55pm. The cost of parking and bus connection is $4.60 per day. See online for details.

On-street parking is also available around Newcastle West and Wickham.