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NCL Departures Information

Newcastle Airport has one terminal, in the departures lounge there's a wide range of facilities to enjoy whilst waiting for your flight to board. Shops include World Duty Free, WHSmith, Accessorize and Boots. Places to eat feature The Beer House, Flying Hippo diner, and Café Ritazza. You will also find a games arcade, spa and premium lounges. 45 minutes of free Wi-Fi access is available at Newcastle Airport.

When to check in at Newcastle Airport?

Newcastle Airport recommends that passengers aim to check in at least two hours before their flight is scheduled to depart. If you are checking in online check-in and bag drop desk closing times varies between airlines. After checking in online if you are travelling with hand luggage only you can head straight through to security when you arrive.

Easyjet and Ryanair passengers are limited to online check-in only, with bag drop desks available for hold luggage. Easyjet and Ryanair bag drop desks close 40 minutes before the flight departure time, ensure you arrive at the airport with plenty of time to check in your bags, especially during peak travel periods.

NCL Airport Arrivals Information

If you're meeting friends or family arriving on flights to Newcastle Airport you can stay up to date with their expected flight arrival time above.

After baggage reclaim you will exit into the check in hall, the main public area of the airport. Here there is a Café Ritazza, WHSmith, M&S Food To Go, taxi desks, car hire desks and access to the Airport Metro Station.

If you need a Newcastle Airport hotel there is the DoubleTree by Hilton, Britannia Hotel, Premier Inn and Travelodge nearby.

Pick up and drop off at Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport has a dedicated car park for those dropping off and picking up passengers quickly. This is the Express Car Park, and right outside the airport entrance it will take just a few minutes to get into the terminal building. This is £1 for the first 10 minutes, and £6 per hour. You can also use the Short Stay car park which is £3.20 for the first 30 minutes or the Medium Stay car park which is free for the first 15 minutes.

Where should I park at Newcastle Airport?

Newcastle Airport has Short Stay, Medium Stay, Long Stay and Meet and Greet parking options available within the grounds of the airport.

Short Stay parking is the closest car park to the airport just outside the entrance and ideal for stays of up to a few days. For longer stays there is the Medium Stay car park, a short walk away and the Long Stay car park which is the furthest car park from the airport however a shuttle bus is available to make a quick transfer. This is the cheapest car parking option at Newcastle Airport. Pre-booking your parking online is recommended for longer stays with significant savings to be made.

If you want to get to the airport without worrying about parking your car there is a Meet and Greet service, you can drop your car off in the Fast Track Parking area and a valet will park it for you.

How to get to and from Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport serves the North East and Cumbria regions, located in Woolingston to the north west of Newcastle upon Tyne there are road, and rail connections to the Newcastle, Carlisle, Durham and Sunderland.

Newcastle Airport by car

Newcastle Airport to Newcastle is a short 10 minute drive via the A696, Sunderland is 22 mile, 35 minute drive via the A1, the main road connecting the region, Durham is a 25 mile, 30 minute drive via the A1 and if you're heading to Carlisle it is a 1 hour 10 minute, 56 mile drive via the A69.

If you're planning on hiring a car from Newcastle Airport there are car hire desks for Avis, Budget, Interrent, Hertz and Europcar located in the arrivals hall.

The Newcastle Airport postcode for those using sat-nav is NE13 8BZ.

Newcastle Airport by metro

There is a Newcastle Metro station at the airport with services on the Green Line. The Green Line runs to Sunderland with stops in Newcastle City Centre, Gateshead and Fellgate. Services depart eery 12 minutes with a journey to Newcastle Central Station taking approximately 25 minutes. From Newcastle you can transfer onto Yellow Line services which run to Tynemouth and South Shields.

For train services to cities such as Carlisle, Durham, York and Middlesbrough take the metro service to Newcastle Central Station.

Newcastle Airport by bus/coach

A bus stop is outside the entrance of the airport with routes serving the local area. There are hourly bus services to Eldon Square with a journey time of 20 minutes.

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