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Newcastle Airport Directions

Only 15 minutes from Newcastle City Centre with excellent transport links including a direct rail network, Newcastle airport is able to serve over 3 million passengers a year. Recent upgrades to the A74 between Glasgow and Carlisle have provided greater access to the airport and has cut congestion.

  • From the North: The A1 provides fast access into Newcastle Airport from the North.
  • An alternative to the A1 is the A68/A696 which provides a shorter journey from Edinburgh to Newcastle Airport.
  • From the South: Make your way north on the A1 until you reach signs for the A696. This road will take you directly to Newcastle airport.
  • From the West: From the A1 make your way on to the A69. Continue on this road until you see signs for the A696 which will take you directly to newcastle airport.

If you prefer to make use of your satellite navigation system then you will need to input the postcode for Newcastle airport which is NE13 8BZ.

Newcastle airport have provided a very helpful calculation as to the time it is expected to take from various locations around the country. We have provided you with this information below.

Drive times

  • Carlisle - 75 minutes
  • Darlington - 1 hour
  • Durham - 45 minutes
  • Edinburgh - 2 hours
  • Glasgow - 3 hours
  • Leeds - 2 hours
  • Manchester - 3 hours
  • Newcastle - 15 minutes
  • Sunderland- 45 minutes
  • York- 2 hours