Cheap flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle

Located in north east England, Newcastle is one of the busiest cities in the UK and has a lot to offer for visitors. As well as the incredible Angel of the North sculpture, there are also plenty of great shopping centres, restaurants and bars. Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle are quite common and you shouldn’t have trouble finding one at most times of the year.

Aberdeen Airport Facilities

Aberdeen Airport has one main terminal for passengers and is home to many recognisable shops and cafes, including Costa. There are plenty of facilities there too, including information desks, cash points, lost property, medical help, smoking areas and free internet access.

The passenger lounge is nice and spacious and there’s also the option to upgrade to one of the business lounges, where you can enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks as well as a great view of the runway.

Flight Time from Aberdeen to Newcastle

A direct flight from Aberdeen to Newcastle takes roughly 1 hour.

Getting to Aberdeen Airport

Aberdeen Airport can be easily accessed using all modes of transportation. If you want to drive there yourself then you can get to it via the A96.  

There are also regular coaches that run from other cities in the UK to Guild Street bus station in Aberdeen. From Guild Street, it’s very easy to get a bus to Aberdeen Airport.

You can also get the airport by train. Although Aberdeen Airport doesn’t have a dedicated rail station, the nearest one at Dyce is just two miles away so you can easily take a taxi from there.

Transport Options from Newcastle Airport

There are multiple travel options available at Newcastle airport including buses, taxis, car hire and train.

If you want to hire a car then there are multiple car hire operators stationed at the airport, so this won’t be a problem.

There are regular bus services that connect the airport to all the major destinations in Newcastle, including the city centre.

There’s also a taxi rank at the airport and it’s very easy to book a taxi in advance through the official airport website.

If you want to take a train, then it’s very quick and easy to do this. Trains run every 12 minutes from the airport to Newcastle Central Station and takes roughly 25 minutes.

Things to See & Do in Newcastle

Newcastle has some great things to see and do for visitors. Below are the main highlights -

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a must-see when visiting Newcastle. It is a pedestrian and cyclist bridge that has a unique arch shape that dominates the city’s skyline. It looks particularly impressive at night when it’s lit up. This would be a perfect place to go on a sunny day.

Angel of the North

Completed in 1998, The Angel of the North is an incredibly impressive sculpture that can be found at Low Eighton. It took 4 years to complete in total and was designed by Anthony Gormley to pay tribute to Newcastle’s coal miners and mark the transition from an industrial age to an information age.

Newcastle Castle

Another great place to visit when you’re in Newcastle is Newcastle Castle. The castle not only looks incredibly impressive, but it’s a great place to learn about Newcastle’s history and discover some of the things that went on there in ages past.

It’s open 7 days a week and is very reasonably priced so it’d make a great day out for families.

Life Science Centre

The Life Science Centre is a great place to visit for families and individuals alike. There are a range of fantastic displays, exhibitions and shows. It also has the largest planetarium in the north of England.

St James’ Park

If Home to Newcastle Football Club – St James’ Park would be a perfect place to visit if you’re a fan of the sport. The stadium tour enables you to learn about the club’s history and the stadium itself is incredibly impressive.

Best time of the year to visit Newcastle

If you want to visit Newcastle when the weather is at its best, then the peak summer months from July to September would be the best time to go. It can get very busy during the summer and flights and accommodation usually cost more too so this is worth bearing in mind.

If you don’t mind the cooler weather, then autumn can also be a great time to visit the city.

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