Newcastle Airport Information

Travel hub of the north-east: Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport has been in operation since 1935 and now sees millions of passengers pass through its doors each year.

Offering flights to some 87 different destinations Newcastle Airport is a busy travel hub operating in the north-east.

Newcastle Airport: How to get there

Located just six miles from the city centre of Newcastle, the airport is easy to get to from all directions - it is just two hours' drive from both Leeds to the south andEdinburgh to the north.

If you do decide to drive, there is a choice of high-security Newcastle airport car parks, which are all conveniently located right next to the terminal.

Money can be saved on parking at any of the Park Mark award-winning facilities at Newcastle Airport by booking in advance and online.

Options include the Callerton parking facility and the Callerton indoor parking facility.

Newcastle Airport can also be accessed directly by train and is connected to the city centre. A metro service runs between the two every 12 minutes.

Buses service Newcastle Airport from Ponteland, Blyth andKingston.

Start your trip early with a Newcastle Airport hotel stay

Located just 300 metres from the terminal building at Newcastle Airport, the Britannia Hotel is ideal for those who want to start their trip a day early.

The hotel can be booked with FHR online and can include the cost of airport-car-parking.

Inside the terminal at Newcastle Airport

Before your flight, why not book into a Newcastle airport lounge for some last-minute relaxation or a place to focus on business.

You can find the Servisair Executive Lounge at Newcastle Airport on the FHR website and take advantage of the complimentary drinks and snacks as well as internet access, TV and newspapers.

For some retail therapy in Newcastle Airport, Traveller, Dixons and WH Smiths will ensure you have everything you need for your trip while Tie Rack, Boots, Claire's and Accessorize are on hand for those forgotten holiday essentials. 

Dining at Newcastle Airport

Once you have passed security inside Newcastle Airport, there is a wide selection of eateries to choose from.

If ostrich burgers, steaks and salads are what you are looking for then the Eagle Bar Diner will definitely be worth a visit and the Caviar House and Prunier is certain to give you a luxurious start to your travels with champagne and seafood on the menu.

Cafe Rizazza, Burger King and the Real Food Company are also ideal for a quick bite.