The airport mainly serves Northumberland, Tyneside and Wearside. The airport competes with the smaller Durham Tees Valley Airport for passengers travelling from and to County Durham and Teesside. Passengers from Cumbria, North Yorkshire and southern Scotland also use the airport, the nearest similar sized airport being Leeds Bradford Airport to the south and the larger Edinburgh and Glasgow International airports to the north. In terms of passenger numbers, Newcastle is the second largest airport in the North of England, Manchester Airport being the largest
Airport code: NCL
Directions By Car
Newcastle International Airport lies in the heart of the North East & is an extremely accessible regional airport. With the A1 being a principal north south road, it by-passes the city centre and leads directly to the airport.
From the North: The A1 is the principal road linking to the dual carriageway A696 which leads directly to Newcastle International Airport. From Edinburgh, the A68/A696 provides a direct road to the airport. Recent upgrades to the A74 between Glasgow and Carlisle now make the journey to Newcastle International Airport even easier.
From the South: Drive North on the A1, the road by-passes Newcastle city centre as it connects with the upgraded A696 direct to the Airport.
From the West: The A69 links with the A1 and then the A696, providing a direct route to Newcastle International Airport.
Satellite navigation information
To help find the best route, insert the post code NE13 8BZ into your in-car satellite navigation system.
Newcastle International Airport has exclusive on-site car parking, with award winning security accreditation including 24 hour monitoring and CCTV. Our long stay car park offers passengers a quick and convenient parking service with 24 hour coach transfer direct to the Newcastle Airport terminal. Alternatively you can book our Meet & Greet service, with convenient parking only 30 metres from the check in hall. For cheap car parking rates, pre- book your car parking at Newcastle International Airport - please click on the links in the pricing table below, or telephone us on (0191) 2144341, for a friendly no obligation quotation.
Where to Pay
There's no advance payment needed; simply turn up, park and pay on departure. You can make a payment at any of the automatic ticket machines in and around the terminal buildings before going back to your car. The machines accept all major credit and debit cards as well as cash. Receipts are available on request.
Directions By Train
Newcastle International Airport is well connected to the north east by the Metro, there is a direct link from the airport to Newcastle Central Station. It takes less than 30 minutes to get from Newcastle Central Station to the airport.