Holidays from Newcastle Airport

Holidays from Newcastle Airport are something to shout about – being the largest in the North East, and flying to destinations all around the globe, you can expect the very best. Flights from Newcastle go all over, so where will you be jetting off to next?

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All about Newcastle International

First on the scene in 1935, Newcastle Airport had the minimum it needed to function as a successful airport and the first flight that landed here was a flight between Croydon and Perth – and it was just an 8 seater plane. It wasn’t until the 1950s when package holidays became popular that the airport started to see around 5,500 passengers a year! Fast forward to now, Newcastle Airport has undergone exciting renovations through the years that have taken it from a small, basic airport to the largest in the North East that saw 4 million passengers in 2022. 

The holidays already begun

The moment you roll your suitcase into the doorway of Newcastle Airport, your holiday has begun. You’ll be welcomed by 10 different food and drink places, as well as World Duty Free Shopping and a variation of other popular stores.

Pick up last minute buys or holiday treats and gifts with everything from fashion accessories, spirits, fragrances and confectionery. Thanks to the reserve and collect service, you can buy as many goodies as you like and then collect them from the airport without the rush. It’s easy to navigate, just make your purchases up to 30 days before your flight and they’ll be stored safely for you to simply pick them up once you arrive in departures.

We all know whatever time you’re at the airport it’s time for a meal. Choose between a vast selection of restaurants and cafes including Greggs, Burger King and Caffe Ritazza to fill up on something delicious and even a tasty tipple. There is free Wi-Fi in the airport so whilst you’re enjoying your meal you can start searching for your next cheap flight from Newcastle International.

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Newcastle Airport Lounge

Why not enjoy some luxury before you’ve even got on your flight? The Aspire Lounge has the perfect pre-flight drinks and relaxing atmosphere waiting for you. Enjoy unlimited internet access, light snacks and a nice cold beverage. It’s the ideal hide out for the kids too, thanks to the new Airside Andy Play Pod – child friendly tablets loaded with a range of exciting games.

If you fancy an upgrade you can always head to the Aspire Plus Lounge, exclusively for adults. There are private rooms, premium Wi-Fi and snooze pods containing a private smart TV with on-demand services. It’s the perfect holiday addition for your flight from Newcastle Airport if you’re celebrating a special occasion or heading off on your honeymoon!

Make the most of Newcastle Airport hotels

Despite the holiday excitement and buzz, an early morning flight is always a struggle so travelling the night before to stay in a hotel can make it that bit more enjoyable. Luckily, Newcastle Airport has already thought of this and the Double Tree Hilton Hotel is only a 2 minute walk from the terminal.

You’ll find the Double Tree Hilton Hotel will be your sleeping buddy with signature chocolate chip cookies on arrival. You’re in close proximity to the Metro links across Tyne and Wear too, giving you the perfect opportunity to explore Newcastle’s finest.

There are also plenty of hotels and B&Bs just a short drive away. From the Britannia Hotel to the Premier Inn, you’ll never be far away from starting your dream holiday. You can find the best deals for hotels near Newcastle Airport with Holiday Extras.

Frequently asked questions about Newcastle Airport?

Flights from Newcastle Airport can take you to destinations all across the globe, including favourites like Spain, Turkey, Greece and Canary Islands. You can also venture further afield to destinations like Egypt, Cape Verde, Jamaica and the United Arab Emirates. Plus, connecting flights to Australia, Maldives, Malaysia, South Africa and many more.

You can also fly from Newcastle Airport to other destinations within the UK, including cities within Englnd, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Scotland.

Lying in the heart of the North East, getting to the airport is easy. Sitting by the A1, you have the perfect access from both the north and south leading you directly to the airport. It’s simple, just pop in the Newcastle Airport postcode NE13 8BZ into your sat-nav.

Thanks to the official taxi service, even last minute holidays to Newcastle Airport are simple with this reliable and efficient service. It’s exclusive to the airport and the only taxi service that can pick you up or drop you off immediately outside the terminal building.

With fantastic connections to the North East rail network, you can expect trains every 12 minutes from Newcastle Central Station. Once arriving, you’ll need to head to the Metro station under the train station and board a metro on the green line taking you directly to the airport.

Cyclists will be pleased to know that free cycle parking is just opposite to the international arrivals.

There are plenty of car parking options to suit your length of travel and budget, with everything from fast track, meet and greet and express parking. It can be as simple as handing your keys to one of the trusted chauffeurs.

If your chosen car park isn’t directly outside the terminal, you’ll either be a short walk away or a five to 10-minute shuttle bus journey.