Newcastle International Airport (NCL)
Travel and Ground Transport
(Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, UK)
Newcastle International Airport (NCL) is well served by buses, trains and taxis, with direct connections with the city centre provided by the efficient Metro and local buses.
Buses and trains also run to cities nationwide from Newcastle upon Tyne and taxis are readily available outside the terminal building for fast transport into the city and its hotels.
Buses run regularly from Newcastle International Airport (NCL) to the city centre, the Metro Centre in Gateshead and to Blyth, with connections operating every 20 minutes during peak periods. National Express coaches run direct from the airport to Newcastle and destinations all over the UK.
Although there is no train station at Newcastle International Airport, there is a Metro line station, giving passengers the option of travelling into the city by rail. Services take about 30 minutes to reach the city centre and connections are frequent. You can reach virtually any city in the country by rail from Newcastle Central Station, including London and Edinburgh.
The Airport Taxi Association is the main body for taxis operating out of Newcastle International Airport (NCL) and there is a booking desk located in the terminal. Taxis depart from in front of the terminal and wheelchair-accessible taxis are available. If you want to pre-book a taxi, call: +44 191 214 6969.
Newcastle International Airport (NCL) offers a limousine service, with Parkers Execulink running a chauffeur service to hotels and destinations around Newcastle; there is a desk located within the terminal building.