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Airports in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle International Airport (NCL)


Newcastle International Airport is one of the smaller UK airports, serving roughly 5 million passengers each year. Located just under six miles (9km) outside of central Newcastle, the airport is well-connected to the city by public transport, including bus, train and taxi.

The airport is basic, but well-equipped with a few shops, restaurants and children's play areas. However, passengers with long layovers would do well to bring a book or electronic devices to keep them entertained.

Flights to Newcastle International Airport come in from destinations around Europe, including major cities like Paris, Brussels, Malta, Geneva, Ibiza, Rome, Dubai, Amsterdam, Sharm el-Sheikh, and Nice. There are also plenty of cheap flights to Newcastle International Airport from popular resort areas in Greece and Spain, and daily flights to domestic destinations within the UK.


The airport is situated six miles (10km) from Newcastle city centre.

Getting to the city

The Metro system connects the airport to Newcastle Central Station, and other parts of the city, leaving every few minutes. Buses also leave regularly for the Eldon Square Bus Concourse.


GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).


Tel: +44 871 882 1121.

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

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