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Transportation to Newcastle (United Kingdom) Airport from the City Center

You can get to Newcastle Airport from the city center in about 15 minutes by car. The airport is also accessible by metro, which is a quick transportation alternative. Taxis are readily available in the city and another convenient way to get to the airport.  

Renting a car from the city center, or from the airport, is another comfortable transportation alternative. If you want a more affordable option then consider taking the bus to the airport. If you want a more luxurious and elite experience then consider booking a limousine service. There are designated bicycle lanes all throughout the city that make biking to the airport a viable transportation alternative as well.

Metro

Newcastle Airport is easily accessible from the city center by metro. The metro is also one of the fastest and most practical transportation alternatives. It takes about 25 minutes to get to the airport by metro from stations like Central Station and Haymarket. If you are traveling to Newcastle from other cities nearby you can get to the airport by transferring to the metro at Central Station.

Taxi

Taxis are among the quickest and most convenient transportation alternatives to get to the airport from the city center. Taxis are easily accessible from the city center and get to the airport in about 15 minutes. Newcastle taxi services to the airport are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Train

Although Newcastle Airport is not directly accessible by train you can easily transfer to the metro. The train from Darlington to Central Station takes 30 minutes, the train from Edinburgh takes 2 hours, and the train from Manchester and Glasgow takes about 3 hours. Once you get to Central Station simply transfer to the metro, which provides direct transportation to the airport. You can easily purchase train tickets using the automated machines located at the stations.

Bus

Buses from the city center offer convenient transportation to the airport 6 days a week. Buses to the airport do not operate on Sundays, so if you are traveling on Sunday you have to use a different transportation alternative.

Buses X77, X78, and X79 provide transportation from the city center to the airport and are accessible from Eldon Square or Ponteland.  

Car

The airport is accessible by road via the A1 motorway and road A696. The drive to the airport from the city center should take no longer than 15 minutes under normal traffic conditions. The long-term and short-term parking options available at the airport make driving to Newcastle Airport even easier and more enjoyable.  

Limousine Rental

There are many limousine and luxury vehicle rental options in the city that you can use as a transportation alternative to get to the airport. If you would like to take advantage of the limousine service provided by Newcastle Airport and Emirates, you can call 0845 223 2000 to make a reservation and get more detailed information about pricing. Limousine services pick you up from your home or hotel and provide quick and convenient transportation to the airport.

Bicycle

Biking in the city is one of the most preferred methods of transportation by locals and visitors. Designated bicycle lanes all throughout the city make biking to the airport an easy transportation alternative. There are free bicycle parking areas located just outside of the airport terminal for passengers arriving by bicycle. If you don’t have heavy luggage or aren’t in a hurry to catch your flight then biking to the airport can be an interesting and unique experience.

Airport Information

Newcastle Airport is located about 10 km from the city center. The airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs. Thanks to the airport’s expansive parking lots you can easily park your vehicle at the airport for a short or long period of time. If you want to take advantage of the long-term parking options at the airport then please call 0191 214 4341.

The airport has stores where you can buy perfume, cosmetics, and accessories. Stores where you can go shopping include Accessorize, Boots, Cuba Lily, Traveller, WH Smith, World Duty Free and Xpress PodShop. The Aspire and Aspire Plus Lounge offers passengers private lounge services, complimentary snacks, and a relaxing environment where Newcastle travelers can enjoy waiting for their flight.

Places where passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink include Burger King, Upper Crust, M&S, Greggs, Cabin, The Beer House or Bar11. The airport terminal also offers passengers free internet access for 45 minutes and public computers. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Transportation to Birmingham City Center from Airport

Birmingham is a city located in West Midlands, England, at the basin of the Severn and Trent rivers. It is the one of the biggest cities in the country and the second most populated city in the country, after London. Those who want to travel to Birmingham fly into Birmingham Airport. The city contains five main areas that are intertwined. The first zone covers the area known as New Street, which is the innermost part of the city and considered the city center.

When it comes to urban transportation most of the city is accessible by bicycle or on foot. The executive body responsible for the public transportation network in the city is Network West Midlands. This institution encourages citizens and visitors to use bicycles to get around in the city. Buses provide transportation to most parts of Birmingham as well. Many of these bus lines are run by National Express West Midlands. There are also Diamond Buses that operate throughout the city. If you are planning on riding multiple buses throughout the day we would recommend buying a day ticket, also referred to as a daysaver, because it is more economical than buying a single trip ticket.

Single fare or daysaver tickets for National Express West Midlands buses can be purchased on board from the driver but you must have the exact fare, the driver cannot give you change. Therefore we recommend that you have the exact fare ready before boarding the bus. You can also purchase different ticket options with longer validity from the Pavilion Shopping Centre, which is located in close proximity to the Moor Street Station.

There are many public transportation alternatives in the city that provide transportation to the airport. Most of these options provide transportation to the airport from the city center or from the main train station. Birmingham Airport is located about 10 km from the city center.

Air-Rail Link

The Air-Rail Link is a people mover located above ground that provides transportation between the airport and Birmingham International Station. The Air-Rail Link operates from 5:15 am to 2 am and runs every 2 minutes. The total travel time between the airport and Birmingham International Station is 2 minutes.

Train

Once you get to Birmingham International Station via the Air-Rail Link you can take a train to New Street Station. The total trip to New Street Station from Birmingham International Station can vary between 10 and 20 minutes. Trains run every 5 to 15 minutes and operate from 6:15 am to 11:15 pm. Trains are usually more expensive when compared to buses. The rail service is provided by London Midland and has an extensive network throughout Birmingham. You can find maps detailing the train routes in tourist information offices located in various parts of the city. The fare for the train can vary depending on the region you will be traveling to. There are 3 main train stations in Birmingham. New Street Station is considered the main station and is located in the city center.

There are four different train lines that run throughout the city. The yellow line runs between Wolverhampton and Northampton, the green line runs between Hereford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa, the red line runs between Redditch and Lichfield Trent Valley, and the blue line runs between Rugeley Trent Valley and Walsall.

There are also longer lines that provide transportation to neighboring cities. The majority of the train lines intersect at certain points so passengers can easily transfer between lines.

Bus

Bus number 900 provides transportation to the city center from the airport. This bus runs every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes at night and on Sundays.

Bus number 97 also provides transportation to the city center from the airport but it followers a longer route. However, one advantage that bus number 97 has is that it operates 24 hours a day. This bus runs every hour on the hour. Bus number 966 provides transportation from the airport to Solihull and Erdington.

This bus runs every 30 minutes during the day and every hour, on the hour, at nights and on Sundays. There is no central bus station in the city, instead buses depart from various parts of the city.

The majority of the buses pass through the Bull Street, Colmore Row, Moor Street, and Priory Queensway areas. Buses generally operate from 5 am to midnight.

There are two routes that buses follow, the Inner Circle, which runs through the city center and the Outer Circle, which avoids entering the city center and runs along the outskirts of the city center.   

There are also bus services that provide transportation between the suburbs, hospitals, and shopping centers. However these services run less frequently at night and on Sundays.

Coach

There are also coach services that provide transportation from the airport to Birmingham’s Digbeth Coach Station. The fare for these coach services are approximately the same as city buses. These coach services also operate at night.

Tram

The tram line in the city is referred to as the Midland Metro, so make sure not to mistake it for an underground metro line. Unfortunately, there is no tram line that provides transportation to the city center from the airport. There is only one tram line that operates throughout the city.

This line operates between Snow Hill Station, Wolverhampton, Jewellery Quarter, West Bornwich, Wednesbury and Bilston. The tram operates from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm on weekdays and on Saturdays. On Sundays the tram operates from 8 am to 11 pm.

Taxi

Getting to the city center from the airport by taxi takes about 20 to 30 minutes. Taking a taxi is very convenient however keep in mind that taxi fares in Birmingham are quite high.

Ferry

Ferry boats can be used as a public transportation alternative in the Gas Street Basin. However the city is not accessible from the airport by ferry.

Rental Car

There are 7 different international rental car companies at Birmingham Airport. You can rent a car from the rental car offices located at the airport or book your vehicle in advance by making a reservation online. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

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For Newcastle (United Kingdom)-Birmingham flights, you can use Newcastle Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Birmingham Intl. Airport, Birmingham New Street Railway Station for arrival.

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The flight distance between Newcastle (United Kingdom)-Birmingham is 277 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 50 minutes.

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