Travel directions to Newcastle Airport

On this page you can plan your trip to Newcastle Airport. Here you can also find other useful tips about travelling through United Kingdom by car.

Address information

Newcastle Airport

Carlyle House, Lower Ground Floor
235-237 Vauxhall Bridge Road
SW1V1EJ London, UNITED KINGDOM

Traffic Information:

Newcastle airport is located 6.5 miles (10.5km) north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne city centre. Newcastle airport parking is easily reachable via the A696 which connects to the A1. Take the exit on the roundabout to reach the airport.

If you’re using satnav the postcodes are:
Terminal 1: NE13 8BZ

Please follow the signs at the airport to the location of your terminal.

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Under normal weather and traffic conditions you can roughly assume the following travel times:

Newcastle upon Tyne -> Newcastle Airport (NCL) 6.5 miles / 0:10 hours
Sunderland -> Newcastle Airport (NCL) 22.6 miles / 0:30 hours
Middlesbrough -> Newcastle Airport (NCL) 48.9 miles / 0:55 hours
Kendal -> Newcastle Airport (NCL) 98.7 miles / 2:00 hours
Carlisle -> Newcastle Airport (NCL) 56.5 miles / 1:00 hours


On the road information:

When you need to catch a plane you don’t want to be concerned about reaching it on time. Before you leave we recommend you to check the following:

  • oil
  • cooland
  • tire pressure
  • lights

This reduces the chances of car trouble.

Roadside assistance

Unfortunately car trouble can still happen, even if we checked all the important details. This can be especially stressful when you need to catch your plane. Roadside assistance can help you on your way again. We advise you to have the phone number for your roadside assistance saved in your phone.

Petrol stations

Petrol stations are located near the main roads. Refuelling your can should not be a problem when traveling to Newcastle airport. Petrol in a built up area is generally cheaper. We therefore recommend you to fill up your gas tank before you leave.

Maximum Speed

Speed Limits exist for safety reasons. We therefor would like to remind you to please stick to the following speed limits:

  • Motorway: 70 mph
  • Dual carriageway: 70 mph
  • single carriageway 60mph
  • single-track road 60mph
  • Built-up areas 30 mph

Please pay attention to road & motorway construction and check traffic conditions before you leave.

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