Cheap flights to Newcastle
A true regional capital in every sense, this vibrant North Eastern location is one of the most popular city break destinations in the UK. Positioned on the north bank of the shimmering River Tyne, lively Newcastle boasts an array of attractions including dynamic nightlife, sensational shopping opportunities and endless cultural lures. Travellers from all walks of life will fall in love with this terrific Tyneside city and receive a warm Geordie welcome.
- Flight frequency: Daily
- Currency: GBP (£)
- Population: 879996
Overview of Newcastle
One of the most cosmopolitan cities in the UK, Newcastle has gained a sterling reputation as a choice city break destination. Named after the impressive Norman castle in the epicentre, the city can trace its fascinating history all the way back to Roman times. Newcastle is peppered with graceful Victorian buildings and medieval marvels, including a majestic cathedral, making it a perfect destination for architecture buffs. The city is one of the cultural hubs of the North, featuring a superb crop of museums and art galleries, and the spectacular design feat that is the Newcastle City concert hall. The residents of Newcastle â or âGeordiesâ, as they are affectionately known â are a friendly, welcoming bunch with a one-of-a-kind dialect that is a close descendant of the Anglo-Saxon language. Watched over by the awe-inspiring Angel of the North, one of the most iconic structures in the UK, youâre guaranteed an unforgettable stay in this most fun-loving of cities.
There are endless opportunities for shopping addicts to get their fix of retail therapy, as Newcastle boasts hundreds of sensational shops, bespoke boutiques and designer outlets. The area around Grey's Monument and Grey Street is expanding fast, with a wealth of fashion and jewellery shops in the beautiful Central Arcade. If youâre after an all-encompassing shopping experience, treat yourself to a trip to the Metro Centre in nearby Gateshead, where you'll find everything from Apple to Zara.
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From chic city-centre suites to budget beds for the night, Newcastle and the surrounding area has it all. Find your perfect place to stay with our booking tool below.
Travel to and from Newcastle International Airport
One of the busiest airports in the UK, Newcastle Airport is well-equipped with a variety of transport options to help you get quickly and easily to and from your destination. The airport is located only 5 miles away from the city centre.
IATA code: NCL
Name: Newcastle International Airport
Address: Newcastle International Airport, Woolsington, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 8BZ.
Telephone: +44 (0)871 882 1121.
There are plenty of parking options at Newcastle Airport, so you’ll find something to suit you whatever the duration of your stay. You do not need to pre-book, but you might save money by making a reservation in advance.
Although Newcastle Airport does not have its own dedicated train station, the efficient Metro system means you can easily access the rail network. You can travel direct to Newcastle Central Station on the metro. There are also various bus routes across the city that will take you to and from the airport.
The official taxi service for Newcastle Airport is Airport Taxis, the only organisation permitted to pick up and drop off immediately outside the terminal building. You’ll enjoy a professional, reliable service, and can pay using cash, cheque, or any major credit card.
If you’re planning to travel extensively around Newcastle, you will probably be looking to hire a car. You can do so with our partner Avis, who are located on the ground floor, opposite domestic arrivals.