Newcastle Airport

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Newcastle International is the region’s largest airport, handling over five million passengers a year. The airport boasts a choice of over 85 destinations worldwide, which includes Newcastle’s first ever long- haul scheduled service to Dubai from Newcastle.

Newcastle International Airport lies in the heart of the North East & is an extremely accessible regional airport. With the A1 being a principal north south road, it by-passes the city centre and leads directly to the airport.




Newcastle Airport



How to get to Newcastle Airport:


Approximate drive times:

Carlisle  75 minutes
Darlington 1 hour
Durham 45 minutes
Edinburgh 2 hours
Glasgow 3 hours
Leeds 2 hours
Manchester 3 hours
Newcastle City  15 minutes
Sunderland 45 minutes
York 2 hours

From the North:
The A1 is the principal road linking to the dual carriageway A696 which leads directly to Newcastle International Airport.
From Edinburgh, the A68/A696 provides a direct road to the airport.

Recent upgrades to the A74 between Glasgow and Carlisle now make the journey to Newcastle International Airport even easier.

From the South:
Drive North on the A1, the road by-passes Newcastle city centre as it connects with the upgraded A696 direct to the Airport.

From the West:
The A69 links with the A1 and then the A696, providing a direct route to Newcastle International Airport.

Satellite Navigation:
If you have satellite navigation in your car the postcode is NE13 8BZ.

Airport Taxis, the official taxi service for Newcastle International Airport, is a reliable and efficient service operating direct from Newcastle International.  They are the only taxi organisation that can pick up or drop off immediately outside the terminal building. Tel:     +44 (0) 191 214 6969

Newcastle (Eldon Square) – Ponteland
Numbers: X77, X78, X79
Monday – Saturday
Bus stop located on B6918

Blyth – Newcastle International Airport- Kingston Park
Number: 101
Monday – Saturday
Bus stop located opposite airport terminal

For bus times and fare information call Traveline on: 0871 200 22 33

Train / Metro
Newcastle International Airport is well connected to the north east by the Metro, there is a direct link from the airport to Newcastle Central Station.  It takes less than 30 minutes to get from Newcastle Central Station to the airport.

Customer Information:
Flight Information:  0871 882 1131
Airport Car Park:  0191 214 4341
Lost Property:  0191 2143367
Passengers of Restricted Mobility:  0191 2143305

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