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Newcastle Airport Car Hire

Airport Code: NCL

The Newcastle International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Newcastle upon Tyne in Northeast England.  In terms of passenger numbers Newcastle Airport is the third largest airport in the North of England, but that may change in 2012 as Newcastle is scheduled to be a host city for the London 2012 Olympic Games.  Located just 9.7 km from the city center, you can reach downtown by Newcastle Airport car hire.

Newcastle has been popular for tourists over the years as a starting point for tours of the Northumperland coast and the historic Hadrian's Wall, but it offers travelers so much more.  It is one of England's core cities and offers travelers a lively and divers range of attractions in a compact and friendly city.  Newcastle is a place where you can enjoy nightlife, art, music, sports, architecture, and business in England without getting wrapped up in the hustle and bustle or crazy traffic of larger cities like London.  Have your Newcastle Airport car rental await your arrival at the airport to make touring the city fun and easy.

The car hire services in Newcastle International Airport are conveniently placed and easy to find, located in the terminal on the ground floor, opposite the domestic arrivals.  The following five companies have service desks in Newcastle Airport:

  • Europcar
  • National
  • Alamo
  • Hertz
  • Avis

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Airport Code: NCL

Telephone: 0871 882 1121

Distance: Newcastle Airport || 6 Miles / 9.7 km / 30 minutes by rental car from Downtown Newcastle

Address: Newcastle International Airport Woolsington Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 8BZ

Population: 250,000


Central Arcade

Newcastle car hire

Plan a shopping trip during your stay in Newcastle at their architecturally beautiful Central Arcade. Even if you just go to window shop, his beautifully preserved Victorian shopping arcade is definitely worth a visit. In addition to shops it also houses the Tourist Information Bureau of Newcastle.

The New Castle

You can see the remains of the Castle Keep and surrounding castle garth of which Newcastle gets its name. What you can see today dates back to the 13th century, but the original castle was constructed in 1067 by the brother of William the Conqueror.

Theatre Royal 

If you happen to visit in the Autumn you can catch a performance of the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Theatre Royal.  Otherwise, the theater presents more than 380 performances a year and there is sure to be something interesting playing during your stay.  Make it a part of your tour of the city center by Newcastle car rental.

Day Trips

Beamish Open Air Museum

Travel back in time in your Newcastle car rental to the town of Beamish.  Just 25 minutes from Newcastle, the Beamish Museum will give you a look at what it was like to live in the early 20th century.  It features several interactive displays and tours including dental surgery of the time and a coal mine.

The Northumberland Coast

Newcastle is the perfect starting point for a tour of the Northumberland Coast by car hire.  Along the way you can stop at beautiful castles and tea rooms, pass some stunning scenery, and even visit the beach at Druridge Bay country park.

Wet-n-Wild Water Park

Newcastle car hire

Families in the area of Newcastle can entertain the kiddies on a day trip to North Shields to play in the water.  Wet-n-Wild Water Park is the largest water park in the United Kingdom, and you can go for a fun time rain or shine as the park is indoors!


Vermont Hotel

Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1RQ 

☎ +44 (0)191 233 1010

Hotel Novotel Newcastle Airport

Ponteland Road Kenton, NE3 3HZ 

☎ +44 191 214 0303

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Newcastle upon Tyne, England

  • Air France
  • Air Malta
  • Air Transat
  • Astraeus
  • B&H Airlines (Air Bosna)
  • BA Charter
  • BMI
  • British Airways
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Cimber Sterling
  • Eastern Airways
  • EasyJet
  • Flybe
  • Iberworld
  • KLM
  • Lufthansa
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