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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 Edinburgh City Center from Airport

Edinburgh Airport is an international airport serving the city, located 12 km away. You can get to the city center from the airport by taxi, tram, or Airlink. You can also rent a car from the airport to get to the city center.

Airlink Buses

The best way to get to the city center from the airport is by taking an Airlink bus. Airlink buses run very frequently and provide easy and affordable transportation to the city. The total trip takes about 30 minutes and the fare is very reasonable.  

Tram

The tram is another transportation alternative to get to the city center. The tram stop is located at the airport and provides transportation York Place Station, located in the city center. The total trip to the city from the airport by tram takes about 35 minutes.

Taxi

A taxi to the city center from the airport takes about 25 minutes. Taxis are available at the ground level across from the main terminal building. However, taking a taxi can be quite expensive so it isn’t a highly preferred method of transportation.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another way to get to the city center. There are various rental car companies located at the airport. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Alamo, Europcar, National, and Avis. Edinburgh is a city that is notorious for its natural beauty and history. Renting a car and driving to the city is easy and picturesque.  

Last Updated: 08 Nov 2016

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Which airports can I use for Newcastle (United Kingdom)-Edinburgh flights?

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

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Newcastle (United Kingdom)-Edinburgh and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Newcastle (United Kingdom)-Edinburgh is 146 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 40 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Newcastle (United Kingdom)-Edinburgh flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Newcastle (United Kingdom)-Edinburgh flights is Monday.

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