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Getting to the airport can often be a stressful time but travelling to Newcastle International Airport can be easy and hassle-free when you take the train to Newcastle Airport with CrossCountry and Tyne and Wear Metro.

Newcastle International Airport is located just under six miles northwest of Newcastle city centre and is easy to get to on the Tyne and Wear Metro.

With Newcastle upon Tyne’s excellent train links, it makes sense to take the train rather than drive. CrossCountry offers a ticket combining your train ticket and metro ticket in one, so you can save time and reduce your travel stress!

Newcastle International Airport

Getting to Newcastle International Airport by train

CrossCountry runs direct trains to Newcastle Central Station including Durham, Darlington, Edinburgh, Leeds and York. From Newcastle Central Station, it is a 25-minute metro ride to the airport. 

Taking the Metro to Newcastle Airport

The Tyne and Wear Metro takes you directly from Newcastle station to the airport in around twenty-five minutes. You will find the entrance to the Metro station just inside the train station where you will need to take the Metro green line directly to Newcastle Airport terminal. 

Newcastle Airport Metro station is accessible to those with a variety of mobility needs. There’s ramp access with resting places and handrails down from the airport terminal, and automatic doors are situated at the top of the ramp.

For more information about the Newcastle Airport Metro service, visit Newcastle International's website.

Popular routes

Newcastle is one of CrossCountry's best connected stations, so you can reach Newcastle directly from stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Leeds, Glasgow Central, York, and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Our top travel tips

To make sure your journey runs smoothly, read our top travel tips:

  • Discover the best time to travel – learn more about Anytime and Off-Peak fares and what they mean to your journey.
  • Skip the queues by purchasing your ticket on our website, mobile site or Train Ticket app, and get them sent straight to your device as an m-Ticket.
  • Download the CrossCountry app for purchasing tickets and live train information.
  • Newcastle hotels – if you have an early or late flight and want to stay in Newcastle for the night, you’ll want to book a great value hotel.
  • If you’re spending time in Newcastle before or after your trip, check out our handy Newcastle destination guide.

Facilities at Newcastle Airport

Whether you’ve left some essential holiday items to the last minute or you just fancy a browse, Newcastle Airport has a great range of shops to cater to your needs. You can stock up on sun cream and toiletries from the pharmacy, enjoy browsing high-end fashion brands, or treat yourself to some jewellery. There are also places to purchase chargers and travel essentials, as well as World Duty Free for tax-free holiday shopping.

Newcastle Airport has a wide variety of food and drink options for you to enjoy. Get in the holiday spirit with a delicious meal and a cocktail, or pick up a sandwich and coffee to enjoy pre-flight if you're in a hurry. You can also grab some snacks, if you have a long journey ahead.

Newcastle Airport has all the facilities you may need for a comfortable and pleasant trip. Free WiFi is available throughout the terminal building, and a prayer room can be found in the main terminal building.

Newcastle Airport caters to people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, as well as people with physical disabilities. Smoking is not permitted within the terminal building, but smoking shelters are available to the front of the terminal building.

Direct CrossCountry routes to Newcastle

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