Newcastle International Airport is situated 10km (6 miles) northwest of Newcastle.
Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 8BZ
Dialling code: +44
Telephone: 0871 882 1121 or 0871 882 1131 (flight information).
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
The A1 connects with the A696, which leads directly to Newcastle International Airport. From Newcastle city centre, take the A167 northbound and continue along the A696, following signs for the terminal.
The city’s underground Metro system (tel: (0191) 203 3199; www.nexus.org.uk/metro) connects Newcastle International Airport directly with 60 other Metro stations in the Tyne and Wear region, along with mainline rail services at Newcastle Central Station (journey time: 25 minutes; fare: £3.20).
Several bus routes run between Newcastle International Airport and Eldon Square Bus Concourse in the city centre (journey time: 30 minutes; fare: £2.20), including buses X77, X78 and X79. For more information, contact Traveline (tel: 0871 200 2233; www.travelinenortheast.info).
The Airport Taxi Association (tel: (0191) 214 6969; www.airport-taxis.co.uk) operates taxi services from a desk within the terminal building. Taxi fares into the city start at around £45 – a discount applies for online pre-bookings. Chauffeured executive cars, MPVs and luxury coaches are offered by Parkers Execulink (tel: (0333) 666 1777; www.parkersexeculink.com).
Both long- and short-term parking rates are offered, with a 24-hour courtesy shuttle bus operating between the long-term car park and the terminal – the short-term car park is immediately opposite the terminal. A direct telephone pre-booking service and an online booking service are available (tel: (0191) 214 4341).