Did you know?
Before Norwich Airport became a successful gateway to bucket-list destinations, it was a First World War aerodrome.
Now this friendly airport see’s over 772,000 holidaymakers a year pass through its doors.
Soaring with success, you may have noticed Norwich Airport hitting the screens in 2009 during the filming of the BBC show, Top Gear. Fluttering to fame, James May drifted over the airport in a caravan attached to an airship.
Handpicked destinations and airlines
It doesn’t matter if you’re seeking some sun or heading for a winter wonderland, with over 30 destinations to choose from you’ll find some cheap holidays from Norwich Airport.
Spend your summer roaming the islands of Greece or fly straight to some winter sun in Mexico. You can rest knowing you’re in expert hands as you’ll be flying with your favourite UK tour operators.
Working with over 10 airlines, your favourite destinations are covered. Don’t waste another minute and hop on your TUI flight for the ultimate package holiday.
Spend some time shopping, eating and relaxing
If you’re looking for a quick way to get to all those duty free bargains, grab a FastTrack pass so you’ll go straight to the beginning of the queue and diving headfirst into retail exclusives in no time.
Stocking over 2,000 perfumes, spirits, confectionary treats, sunglasses and watches, the World of Duty Free welcomes you. If you’ve been searching high and low for a new designer purse or the latest must-have cosmetic, you’ll find it here and all at discounted prices.
Check out WH Smiths for all the latest novels and biographies. They also store plenty of travel accessories and health and beauty necessities, ideal if you’re in a rush because you’ve just bagged yourself a spontaneous last minute holiday from Norwich Airport.
All that shopping can work up an appetite and with plenty of relaxing restaurants to choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Take advantage of the Yard of Ale where you’ll find locally supplied beers and tasty cocktails, before heading off to the tasty Cafe Oasis, the experts in savoury snacks.
If that wasn’t enough, you can head to the Executive Lounge for a more personalised experience. Get the VIP treatment and be waited on hand and food, with complementary alcohol, snacks, tea, coffee and an unlimited supply of Wi-Fi.
How to get to and from Norwich International Airport
Over 1.5 million people are only a 90-minute drive away from Norwich airport, providing easy access for surrounding areas such as Norfolk, Suffolk and North Cambridgeshire.
When you pop in the postcode NR6 6JA into your sat-nav, you’ll notice the airport is only six kilometres from the city centre, taking the car is one of the best ways of transportation when heading on your holiday from Norwich Airport.
It’s completely hassle free with both the short and long stay car parks a short walk from the terminal entrance. There’s even a drop off area for taxis and passenger cars located within the short stay car park, making it convenient to welcome or say goodbye to loved ones.
Hop on a train and find yourself stopping at Norwich rail Station, which is only a 20 minute taxi journey from the airport grounds. Both Abellio Greater Anglia and East Midland trains offer connections to Norwich.
Going to and from the city centre, you’ll find the airport park and ride service which operates Monday to Saturday. However, the local bus services also take you a short walk away from the airport, all you need to do is stop at Cromer Road adjacent to the Tesco Express, then follow direct walking route to the terminal.
Experience a little slice of Norwich
Set in the heart of Norfolk, the historic city of Norwich waits with its vibrant and beautiful heritage, you’ll want an extra day here to explore. It’s one of Britain’s most medieval cities and one of the top five places to shop.
Make the most of your surroundings and avoid the hassle of early morning traffic jams with an overnight stay only moments away from the airport. Ensuring you a good night’s rest, The Maids Head Hotel lies 0.4 kilometres from the terminal doors.
There’s also a Travelodge and plenty of surrounding B&Bs ready and waiting with a freshly cooked breakfast.