Newcastle International Airport (NCL) Information

(Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK)

Newcastle International Airport (NCL) is close to central Newcastle and is one of the most important airports in this area of England. Served by easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways and KLM, amongst many others, there are regular air services to and from many major cities in Europe.

Major airlines at Newcastle International Airport (NCL) offer the greatest number of departures, whereas smaller airlines offer low-cost, no-frill airlines with a more limited number of flights arriving and departing from the airports.

Newcastle Airport (NCL) Guide

Newcastle International Airport (NCL)

Address: Woolsington, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England
Tel: +44 (0)870 122 1488
Newcastle International Airport (NCL) is situated just 10 km / 6 miles from the centre of Newcastle, located in the suburbs of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. This important, busy airport deals with large numbers of passengers throughout the year and Newcastle Airport has excellent facilities.


Newcastle International Airport (NCL) has one main terminal building, serving a large number of different airlines at the airport.



Newcastle is easy to reach from Newcastle Airport (NCL) by several major roads and the A696 connects with the A1, which leads directly to Newcastle city centre. Central Newcastle is well signposted and the journey between Newcastle Airport (NCL) and Newcastle city centre can take as little as 15 minutes, but during the morning and evening rush hours the journey may take longer.

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Trains and Metro

Newcastle's extensive underground Metro system connects Newcastle airport directly with almost 50 other Metro stations. This provides one of the fastest and most popular ways to travel into Newcastle city centre and the Metro journey into central Newcastle takes around 20 minutes.


Tel: +44 (0)870 608 2608
A number of buses are available outside of Newcastle Airport's terminal building. With regular buses travelling between Newcastle Airport (NCL) and the Eldon Square Bus Station in central Newcastle, buses are a particularly inexpensive way to travel into Newcastle city centre.


Taxis are readily available at Newcastle Airport (NCL) outside of the airport's building. They provide a convenient and easy way to travel into nearby Newcastle city centre and many other nearby destinations, including the Gateshead area. Official Newcastle Airport taxicabs should be used at all times to ensure safety and also to avoid being overcharged.

The airport taximeters at Newcastle International Airport (NCL) start at a basic fare, but additional charges are usually made for luggage, late-night driving and travel on public holidays in Newcastle, so it can prove useful to ask the taxi driver about these before leaving.