Car Hire Newcastle Airport (NCL)
Easirent Car Hire Newcastle Airport
Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: +44 (0)0191 500 5540
Bank Holidays 06:00 – 22:00
Payment Types Accepted
Welcome to Easirent Car Hire Newcastle Airport (NCL)
Hello, my name is Craig and I am the Branch Manager for the Newcastle Airport branch. We have a wide range of cars and vans to suit all, including family friendly cars and 4x4s, so wherever you’re heading we will have the right vehicle for you. If you are taking a new route or not wanting to travel with a child seat, We can accommodate with Sat Nav/GPS and baby seats on request. Also if it is going to be a long journey ask about adding an extra driver. My team and I welcome you to the North East of England!
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How to find us when you arrive at Newcastle Airport
Arriving at Newcastle Airport by air, when you depart your flight, call 0191 500 5540 then collect your luggage and and exit the terminal (the correct doors are situated near the “Airport Taxis” notices. Be careful when walking over the zebra crossing, wait at the bus shelter where an Easirent representative shall meet you in a company labelled car.
Arriving at Newcastle Airport by train. The train from Newcastle Central Station to Newcastle Airport takes around 25 minutes and runs every 12 minutes. Customers wanting to get to the airport from Newcastle Central Station should head to the Metro station under the train station (clearly signposted).
Arriving at Newcastle Airport by bus. There is a bus stop located opposite the airport terminal that runs services into Newcastle city centre.
Dropping off your Easirent car at Newcastle Airport. Access the A1 road which diverts around the city centre and joins with the A696 which is the main route to the airport. If you are heading straight to the branch in Ponteland just take the first right after Waitrose onto Meadowfield industrial estate and follow the road round we are on the left hand side.
Newcastle Airport Guide
The gateway to ‘the Toon’, Newcastle International Airport is the second busiest airport in the North of England, and the 11th busiest airport in Britain.
Built in the 1930s, the airport of today comprises one large runway and a modernised control tower and terminal building, which helped serve over 4.8 million passengers in 2016. With further expansions planned due to customer demand and further investment planned, Newcastle International Airport is an airport on the up.
Newcastle Airport doesn’t only offer international flights (where it offers a range of seasonal and permanent flight routes) but also offers a number of national flights helping connect Newcastle with other exciting and innovative cities around the UK.
So, if you’re planning on visiting Newcastle, why not rent a car and see it in style? Before heading about the local area here’s the best of what’s on offer at Newcastle international Airport.
The Northernmost major airport in England, Newcastle International Airport has a range of airline operators running regular and seasonal flight schedules across Britain, Europe, and beyond.
Budget operator EasyJet has the greatest presence and flight share out of Newcastle International Airport, running regular flights to and from Alicante, Barcelona, Berlin – Schönefeld, Belfast – International, Bristol, Faro, Geneva, Málaga, and Malta. EasyJet also run seasonal flight schedule to and from Corfu, Jersey, Nice, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, Split, and Tenerife – South.
Other budget airlines such as Jet2.com and Ryanair run many regular and seasonal schedules out of Newcastle. Jet2 have regular services running to and from Alicante, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Málaga, and Tenerife – South, with a large seasonal schedule serving Almeria, Antalya, Corfu, Dalaman, Dubrovnik, Faro, Girona, Grenoble, Heraklion, Ibiza, Kraków, Larnaca, Malta, Mahón, Murcia, Munich, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Pisa, Prague, Reus, Rhodes, Rome – Fiumicino, and Zakynthos. Ryanair have flights to Alicante, Dublin, Lanzarote, Madrid, Málaga, Tenerife – South, Warsaw – Modlin and Wroclaw, with seasonal flights to Faro, Gdańsk, Girona and Palma de Mallorca.
Thomas Cook Airlines and TUI Airways (formerly Thomson Airways) operate a light regular flight schedule but a dense seasonal flight schedule out of Newcastle International Airport. Thomas Cook fly to and from Fuerteventura, Hurghada, Lanzarote, and Tenerife – South, with seasonal flights to and from Almeira, Antalya, Bourgas, Corfu, Dalaman, Gran Canaria, Heraklion, Ibiza, Kefalonia, Kos, Larnaca, Mahón, Palma de Mallorca, Reus, Rhodes, Santorini, Skiathos, Zakynthos. TUI operate flights to and from Alicante, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, and Tenerife – South, with seasonal flights to and from Bourgas, Cancún, Corfu, Dalaman, Faro, Heraklion, Ibiza, Kefalonia, Kos, Larnaca, Málaga, Mahón, Naples, Orlando – Sanford, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Reus, Rhodes, and Zakynthos, with seasonal charter flights to Geneva, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Turin and Verona.
Other airlines running out of Newcastle International Airport include Aer Lingus Regional (Cork, Dublin – operated by Stobart Air) Air France (Paris – Charles de Gaulle – operated by HOP!) BMI Regional (Brussels, Stavanger) British Airways (London – Heathrow) BH Air (seasonal schedule – Burgas) Emirates (Dubai – International) Eurowings (Düsseldorf) Flybe (Exeter, Southampton and seasonal flights to Newquay) Flybe (Aberdeen, Belfast – City, Cardiff, Isle of Mann – all operated by Eastern Airways) Freebird Airlines (Dalaman) and KLM (Amsterdam).
Lounges & Amenities
For some, part of the excitement of going on holiday is the chance the explore and wander around the airport while waiting to board. We’ve all been there, bored of flicking through our books and newspapers before excitedly going off on a stroll and not knowing what we were going to find.
If this sounds like you, then you’re in luck, as Newcastle International Airport has a whole host of different shops, lounges and eateries to explore, and who knows, you may find a bargain or two!
If the first words you look for are ‘DUTY FREE’ then there a whole host of shops available for you to pick up gifts, or that special something you’ve had your eye on but wanted at a slightly more wallet friendly price. The World Duty Free department in Newcastle International Airport has everything you’d expect from a duty free shop, offering fragrances from brands such as Armani, Issey Miyake and Yves Saint Laurent, make-up and skin products from Givenchy, Benefit and Bobbi Brown, sunglasses from Ray Ban and Tom Ford, and watches for all the family. This is just the tip of the iceberg, as there are far more brands than you could imagine, as well as sweets and confectionary for a pre-flight treat (or post-flight, you’re on holiday after all!)
You’ll also find retail spots from established high street regulars like JD Sports, WH Smith, Accessorize and Boots, fashion from Traveller, electronics and accessories from Dixons (don’t forget those travel plugs!) and tax-free goods from Cuba Lily.
It isn’t all about shopping though, as you may well want to treat yourself to some relaxation after the stresses of getting to the airport, checking in, security etc. Your bags are gone, you’ve got a few hours until you board, so why not take a trip to Aerospa for some much-needed R&R? Here you can get massages, facials, manicures, pedicures, even haircuts, no matter your age, sex, or gender. You can even book these online, to make sure you have a spot reserved for you as and when you need it.
Got the kids with you? No problem, take them to the Namco arcade and see if you can beat them at some of the classics because let’s face it, they’ll probably have your number at the newer games! For younger kids, the Aspire Lounge in Newcastle Airport features the Airside Andy Play Pod which features child friendly tablet-computers full of games and activities to keep the little ones entertained.
It’s important to keep energised and to stave off hunger and thirst, so check out Newcastle International Airport’s range of eateries and bars. From fast food favourites like Burger King and Upper Crust, Flying Hippo diner for all the family and Caffé Ritazza for a nice drink and a sit down – recommended for some excellent ‘people watching’. For alcoholic drinks, there’s Cabin, Bar 11 and the Beer House, with the latter two also having their own smoking areas for patrons. Keep in mind your alcohol limits though, drink slowly and responsibly, as passengers deemed too drunk may be barred from boarding their flights. And finally, no trip to the North East of England (maybe even just ‘no trip to England’) is complete without a savoury favourite from Greggs. Luckily Newcastle International Airport has its own Greggs. Before security. Open 24 hours. Music to our ears.
Newcastle International Airport also has a variety of lounges which are bookable if you intend to wait in comfort and quiet. There’s the British Airways lounge strictly for those flying with BA, and is ideal for those travelling through Newcastle International Airport for business reasons, as the BA lounge is equipped with phone, fax and internet facilities. The British Airways lounge even has a small library and television area for those stopping by for more casual reasons.
For everyone else there is the Aspire Lounge, which is bookable online for a fee, and features a range of complimentary food and drink options, from bacon sandwiches and fresh pastries for breakfast, to a quick alcoholic pick-me-up if you’re that way inclined. Customers can also upgrade to the AspirePlus Lounge which is more opulent than the regular lounge and features a roster of attentive staff to cater to your needs and whims.
Services and Facilities
The airport can be a stressful experience, especially if travelling with children, or if you or a member of your party have disabilities. Newcastle International Airport has a range of services available to make the whole airport experience as stress-free as possible, but it is important to pre-plan and pre-book any services or assistance you may require.
Aside from standard toilet and baby changing facilities, Newcastle International Airport is also proudly home to Changing Places toilets; toilet facilities for disabled passengers that contain more features and have greater space than regular disabled toilet facilities.
People of faith are warmly invited to use the on-site prayer room and facilities. The prayer room is open 24 hours a day and is open to people of all faiths and walks of life, on level two of the main terminal building.
For those travelling through Newcastle on business, there are the services in the lounges listed above, as well as fast track parking and premium WiFi services available at a small fee. These are ideal if you are someone who likes to make every second count, because as the old saying goes; ‘time is money’.
At Easirent we have some the lowest rates for car hire at Newcastle airport. Book direct at Easirent.com or simply enter your details at the top of the screen and see how we compare on prices to the other car rental companies based at Newcastle (NCL) Airport.