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How to get a ride with Uber from Newcastle International Airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions about pickup points directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Newcastle Airport tips
Newcastle Airport wifi
Newcastle Airport offers free wifi to all passengers throughout the terminal. How to connect: 1. Look for _NCLFreeWifi. 2. Launch your web browser and fill out the form. 3. Open the validation email sent to the address you provided.
Newcastle Airport parking
Newcastle Airport has numerous parking options: express dropoff and pickup, short stay, and long stay.
Newcastle Airport luggage storage
For passengers who wish to leave bags at the airport, there is a luggage storage office located in the Public Hall before the security zone. The left luggage desk is open 24 hours a day.
Top questions from riders
- Can I request a ride with Uber at Newcastle Airport?
Uber is available at Newcastle Airport, so you can enjoy a convenient and comfortable trip to wherever you need to go.
- Where is the Uber Newcastle Airport pickup location?
Pickup locations can vary, so be sure to check the app after requesting a ride to ensure that you’re in the right place.
- How much will I pay for my Uber trip at Newcastle Airport?
Uber rates to and from Newcastle Airport may be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator on the Uber app for approximate trip prices.
- How long will it take to get a pickup through Uber?
When you go to request a ride, the app will provide an estimate of how long it will take for your driver to arrive at the pickup location.
Newcastle Airport visitor information
Newcastle Airport is the largest airport in the northeast of Great Britain and hosts airlines flying direct to 80 destinations domestically and internationally. The airport served 5.4 million passengers in 2017, making it one of the UK’s busiest. NCL is based just 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Newcastle city center, a journey time of less than 20 minutes by road in ideal conditions, making Uber the perfect choice for a transfer.
Newcastle Airport terminal
Newcastle International Airport has one terminal made up of a Public Hall, a Departures Lounge, and an Arrivals Hall. The airport serves a number of airlines, offering both short hops and long-haul flights, including:
- Aer Lingus
- Air France
- British Airways
- Thomas Cook
Newcastle Airport restaurants
If you fancy a bite to eat before or after your flight, Newcastle Airport has a variety of options. For those who are already on holiday time, a selection of restaurants offer sit-down meals to linger over, while people who want a sandwich on the go will also find plenty of choice. Families traveling with children will find eateries offering children’s menus and family areas, and people who would like to unwind with a beer or a cocktail before they go to their gate are well catered for, too.
Newcastle Airport shops
Newcastle Airport duty-free has a wide range of products from some of the world’s leading brands, and all at prices cheaper than the high street. Shoppers can choose from fragrances, cosmetics, fashion accessories, sunglasses, confectionary, toys, and a selection of beers, wines, and spirits. Many more shops are available throughout the airport, offering tech products, clothing, beauty products, last-minute holiday essentials, and much more. For families traveling with children, there is an arcade-style play area to keep the kids entertained while waiting for your flight.
Newcastle Airport lounge areas
If you need a quiet space to work or relax, Newcastle Airport has 2 lounges that can cater to your needs. One is geared toward business travelers, offering a business center, a small library, and a television, while the other welcomes families and other travelers who wish to retreat from the busy airport. Both offer food, snacks, and hot and cold drinks, and they can be accessed for a fee.
Getting around Newcastle Airport
Newcastle Airport terminal is relatively small and easy to get around on foot. Most of the car parks are within easy walking distance of the terminal, and a coach transfer is provided from the long-stay car park. Assistance is provided for passengers with limited mobility, but this needs to be booked at least 48 hours in advance through your airline or travel agent.
Newcastle Airport hotels
Though there aren’t any hotels on the site of Newcastle Airport, several are located very close, offering accommodations to suit a variety of budgets. More options are located in the neighboring areas of Hazlerigg and Kenton, and Newcastle itself has a wide variety of places to stay, all within a short Uber trip of the airport. Farther afield, tourists can find hotels and B&Bs located in the North Pennines, which lie to the southwest of the airport.
Points of interest near Newcastle Airport
Newcastle is a dynamic, vibrant city with a heritage of shipbuilding and manufacturing of which it is proud. The wide variety of things to see and do around the area include:
- Contemporary art center, Gateshead
- Beamish living museum
- Gateshead Millennium Bridge, River Tyne
- Newcastle Castle
- The Angel of the North, Gateshead
Find more information about NCL here.