Norwich Airport

Norwich International Airport (NWI)


Serving the historic Norfolk region of England, Norwich International Airport is a relatively small airport with minimal facilities, however it handles nearly half a million passengers each year with relative ease. Though there are no exciting amenities and the airport has only a few shops and restaurants the entertain passengers with, most travellers report a pleasant experience at Norwich International.

There are plenty of commuter flights to Norwich International Airport from UK airports like Manchester, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Exeter, and budget carriers offer cheap flights to holiday destinations in Europe like Ibiza, Tenerife, Corfu, Palma de Mallorca and Dalaman.


The airport is situated just over three miles (5.2km) north of the city of Norwich.

Getting to the city

National Express East Anglia run rail services to Norwich city from London, and the Norwich rail station is located in the city centre. First Eastern Counties Buses offer a service on bus 27 to the airport from the city centre on Sundays and public holidays. The bus goes to Hellesdon during the week, which is within walking distance of the airport. There are also taxi and car rental services available.


GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).


Tel: +44 (0)844 748 0112.

Car rental

Car rental companies operating at the airport include Avis, Hertz and Europcar.

Airport Taxis

Norwich Airport Taxis are the official taxi service operating at the airport and the taxi rank is located adjacent to the main terminal building.


Facilities at the airport include foreign exchange, an executive lounge, an airport hotel, business centre, first aid facilities, information counter, duty-free shopping, a café, and a bar and cafeteria. Note that the airport is a smoke-free zone.


Short-term parking is free for 10 minutes, and then costs £1 for 30 minutes and £3 for each subsequent hour up to £20 per day. Long-term parking is £25 for one day, £28 for two days, £30 for three days, and £5 per additional day.

Departure Tax

An airport tax of GBP 10 is levied per adult.




Flights to Norwich International Airport are available via Air Malta, Thomas Cook Airlines, bmi, Eastern Airways, Flybe, KLM and Thomson Airways.


Wifi is available through Boingo for a fee, and internet terminals are located in the departures area.

Business Lounges

For £16 per three hours, passengers can make use of the Multivork Executive Lounge, which offers internet, phone, fax and copying services, as well as newspapers, refreshments and television.

Norwich Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.