- Newcastle Intl. (NCL)
Flight routes to and from the Newcastle area
Around 18 airlines run flights to and from Belfast International Airport, including outbound non-stop flights to roughly 58 cities in the UK, Europe and US. Direct flights to Belfast International leave from many UK locations, including London Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester and Edinburgh.
Flights into Belfast City Airport include UK departures from London Heathrow and Gatwick, plus Aberdeen, Leeds/Bradford, Exeter and Southampton. Direct UK flights into either Belfast airport usually take one and a half hours.
Getting to Newcastle after your flight
From Belfast City Airport you can travel to Newcastle by car or bus. You can organize your car with Expedia before your flight and enjoy the hour’s drive into town. There are plenty of taxis waiting outside the airport if you are not hiring a car, and there’s also bus links to Belfast’s central bus station from where you can catch a Newcastle bus.
If your flight lands at Belfast International Airport, use the road links south to Newcastle. It’s easy to go by rental car, cab or bus.
Facilities at Belfast City or Belfast International Airport
Whether you’re on a flight into or from Belfast City or Belfast International Airport, you’ll find everything on hand for a smooth journey.
At Belfast City there are coffee shops, a bar, restaurants and shops, plus business facilities, while at Belfast International Airport, you’ll find assorted eateries, stores, travel and business facilities and more.
When to book a flight to the Newcastle area
Taking a flight to stay in Newcastle makes sense any time of the year. In summer, Newcastle stages numerous events, including its annual Festival of Flight in August and there is a yearly arts festival to enjoy too. Of course the sun helps to bring the best out of the glorious beaches and open-air pools, making Newcastle a great summer holiday resort.
Newcastle’s golfing scene also peaks during summer, with the Royal County Down Golf course other clubs hosting regular tournaments, such as the Irish Open, and other, smaller competitions.
Wintertime attractions, meanwhile, include the atmospheric Mourne Mountains and the warm welcome offered at Newcastle’s cozy pubs and restaurants.