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Car hire at Newcastle Airport

Car hire at Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport is only around six miles away from the city centre via the A696 and A167, enabling visitors to quickly move from their plane to one of the most diverse and interesting cities in the UK, where mouth-watering food and wonderful attractions await.

What I need to know

There is a variety of car hire providers to choose from at Newcastle Airport, though it is advisable to book well in advance to make sure you find a car that is properly suited to your needs. We also offer 24/7 support, free cancellation and no credit card fees.

Where to pick up your car

Several car hire companies are based within the terminal, though ensure you check their location before your arrival as circumstances could change. Simply give them a ring or an email beforehand to ensure you can pick up your vehicle quickly and easily.

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  • “The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
    Diane T

Where to go

Victoria Tunnel is perfect for those interested in a unique day out. This underground tunnel runs from the Town Moor to the River Tyne and shows another side to the city. Above ground, Jesmond Dene Park should not be missed as it boasts a relaxing atmosphere and lush greenery.

Nearby Newcastle Airport

By hiring a car, you will be able to explore the local area and visit attractions such as the Angel of the North, which is one of the most popular symbols of the northeast. Sunderland is also just 15 miles away via the A19 and offers excellent sites such as the Roker and Seaburn beaches.

Longer drives

Newcastle’s position in the north of England puts it right in the middle of some of the UK’s most beautiful areas. York is 85 miles away via the A19 and continues to be a fantastic tourist destination with historical attractions and amazing restaurants. The North York Moors is also just 67 miles away and provides wonderful scenic views.

Eating and drinking

With restaurants serving dishes from all over the world, Newcastle is fantastic for food. Whether you want fine dining or something more informal, you’re sure to find an option that suits you in the city. There are plenty of bars where you can sample some Newcastle Brown Ale, too.

Things to do

If you’re in Newcastle over the football season, a game at St James’ Park should not be missed. The city is full of football fanatics and the atmosphere of the matches is unbelievable. The Theatre Royal is another excellent option and shows some of the country’s top plays and musicals.


If you’re looking for a family day out, the Great North Museum is excellent with exhibitions to suit all ages. Belsay Hall and Gardens makes for a relaxing walk, too, with delightful flowers and woodland trails to enjoy throughout the four seasons and plenty of room for a picnic.