Hotels near Newcastle Airport

The cosmopolitan city of Newcastle upon Tyne lies in the North of England and is home to many famous attractions, including its impressive collection of bridges across the river. Stay at hotels near Newcastle Airport for convenient travel and a chance to explore and enjoy all the Newcastle attractions have to offer.  

Cultural opportunities abound across 'the toon', from the ancient Castle Keep to the modern art gallery housed within the Baltic Centre, right on the banks of the Tyne. When staying at Premier Inn hotels in Newcastle, visitors will find themselves well-placed to explore these areas, all within a close distance of Newcastle Airport. 

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About Newcastle Airport

Is there only one airport in Newcastle? 
Newcastle Airport is the only airport in Newcastle. It’s well situated for flights to and from North East England, Southern Scotland, Cumbria and North Yorkshire.

Does Newcastle Airport offer international flights?
Yes, Newcastle International Airport operates flights to short and long-haul destinations, as well as a wide selection of domestic locations. You can expect to fly to European holiday spots such as Portugal, Spain or Germany, as well as far-flung destinations like America, Thailand or Hong Kong.

How big is Newcastle Airport?
Newcastle International Airport is the largest airport in the North East of England, handling over 5 million passengers a year. It has one terminal and the runway is 2,329 metres long.

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Newcastle Airport location

How far is Newcastle Airport from Newcastle city?
The airport is around 6 miles north-west of Newcastle city centre.

How do I get to Newcastle Airport?
By Car
It’s only a 15-minute car journey from the city centre to Newcastle Airport. Just take the A167 north-west from the city, continuing onto the B6918 which signposts the airport clearly. Taxis can pick up and drop off directly outside the terminal. Either take a metered taxi or book a transfer, with prices starting at around £30.

By Metro/Train
The Metro light rail system has a station in the airport and the journey from city centre stops such as Haymarket, Monument or Central Station take around 25 minutes. At the time of writing this will cost £3.40 for a single.

By Bus
From Eldon Square in the centre of Newcastle, you can catch the X77, X78 or X79 from Monday to Saturday. Expect the journey to take around half an hour.

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Visiting Newcastle Airport

Is Newcastle Airport open 24 hours?
Newcastle Airport is indeed open 24 hours a day, with shops open from 4am until 8pm. The Duty Free shop and WHSmith are open between the first and last flight for any essentials or gifts.

Can you take food through airport security Newcastle?
You are permitted to take food items through security, but these can sometimes cause delays by blocking the scans on the X-Ray machine. If you can, it’s best to store food in your checked luggage unless you need it for the flight. The rules regarding liquids also apply to food items such as soup and syrup, meaning they must be less than 100ml and stored in a clear plastic bag.

Is there a post box at Newcastle Airport?
There is a post box before security at Newcastle Airport, so you’ll need to post any items you have before going through to departures.

Is there free parking at Newcastle Airport?
The Short Stay 2 Car Park at Newcastle Airport is around three minutes’ walk from the terminal and offers 15 minutes free parking – perfect for dropping off or picking up. All other parking is charged, including the Express Car Park which starts at £2 for 10 minutes.

Can you smoke in Newcastle Airport?
The majority of Newcastle Airport is a no-smoking area, but there are designated smoking shelters at the front of the terminal building or outside for patrons of Bar 11.

Does Newcastle Airport have free WiFi?
Free WiFi is available throughout the terminal building – simply connect to the _NCLFreeWiFi network. For streaming and gaming, you may need to upgrade to the faster, premium _NCLPremiumWiFi which costs £5. 

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Newcastle Airport Airlines & Flight Routes

Which airlines operate at Newcastle Airport?
Many major airlines provide flights in and out of Newcastle Airport – you could book your trip with any of the following: 

  • Aer Lingus Regional
  • Air France
  • Balkan Holidays
  • British Airways
  • Crystal Ski
  • EasyJet
  • Emirates
  • Eurowings
  • KLM
  • Ryanair
  • Loganair
  • Lufthansa
  • TUI Airways


Where can you fly to from Newcastle Airport?
The list of potential domestic and international destinations you can reach from Newcastle Airport is long, but some popular examples include: 

  • Aberdeen
  • Amsterdam
  • Bangkok
  • Barcelona
  • Cancun
  • Dubai
  • Dublin
  • Faro
  • Gran Canaria
  • London
  • Orlando
  • Rome

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