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Newcastle Airport

General information

Newcastle Airport is located in the north of England and handles about 5 million passengers per year. The busiest routes to and from Newcastle Airport are London Heathrow Airport, Alicante Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.


Where is Newcastle Airport situated?

Newcastle Airport is located northwest of the city. Its official name is Newcastle upon Tyne, but often the name is shortened to Newcastle. The airport is easily accessible via the A1 road and a short stretch of the A696.

How many terminals does Newcastle Airport have?

The airport has one terminal.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Newcastle Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United Kingdom.

Airport Distance
Leeds Bradford Airport 130km
Edinburgh Airport 146km
Doncaster Sheffield Airport 179km
Humberside Airport 184km
Manchester Airport 190km
Glasgow Prestwick Airport 192km
Glasgow Airport 196km



The distance from Newcastle Airport to the centre of Newcastle is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Newcastle.

From NCL Airport to Newcastle City centre by Car
12 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Newcastle Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Newcastle Airport you can travel by metro. Visit the Newcastle Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Newcastle Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Newcastle is about £ 20.-. Book your taxi at Newcastle Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From NCL Airport to Newcastle City centre by Taxi
12 km
20 min
£ 20.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Newcastle Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Europcar, Hertz, Avis, Budget and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Newcastle Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Newcastle Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Newcastle Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Newcastle Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Newcastle Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Newcastle Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • TUI Airways
  • Jet2
  • easyJet
  • Emirates


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Newcastle Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newcastle International Airport, Newcastle upon Tyne

Located adjacent to Newcastle International Airport and the Metro rail station, The Doubletree by Hilton is only 10 minutes' drive to Newcastle city centre.

Hotels in Newcastle

Looking for the best hotels in Newcastle? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Indigo Newcastle, an IHG Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne

This boutique Newcastle hotel offers quirky, 4-star accommodation 2 minutes’ walk from Central Station. Its rooms are striking and unique, there is a fantastic Marco Pierre White restaurant on site, and Wi-Fi is free throughout the building.


Crowne Plaza Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter, an IHG Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne

We are thrilled to open our hotel to ALL guests again. Hawthorn Restaurant and club lounge are fully open now. Breakfast is served as full English buffet. Mineral House spa, swimming pool, gym and steam room are open now.


Hampton by Hilton Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, Hampton by Hilton Newcastle is directly opposite Newcastle Central Station and a stone's throw away from the iconic Quayside. Free WiFi access is available throughout the property.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Newcastle Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Newcastle: Castle Entry Ticket

Visit this family-friendly historic attraction to reveal the story of how Newcastle began, the reason the city got its name, and to walk in the steps of the people who lived and died in the shadow of Newcastle Castle.


Northumberland: Full-Day Tour of Vera Filming Locations

Immerse yourself into the world of Vera Stanhope from the TV series "Vera" on this full-day tour that visits more than 15 filming locations up the breathtaking Northumberland Coast.

Tour & transport

Newcastle: Historical Guided Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in Newcastle’s rich past and architecture on a 2-hour walking tour around its historical highlights.


  1 review

Have you visited Newcastle Airport lately? So far, 1 airport passenger has written an airport review about Newcastle Airport and gave a score of 2 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport review

Bob bobson
3 years ago

What a dreadful airport. Cynically set out to ensure that you sit in an overpriced bar. Very little public seating. Still a Mickey mouse enterprise

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