Newcastle travel guide

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You're Going to Love Newcastle

With a population of 7.444, Newcastle is a must-see destination in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Newcastle

If you’re looking for affordable options, Red Mezze (34-36 Leazes Park Road) and Avanti (Brentwood Avenue Brentwood Avenue) are great picks.

When to visit Newcastle

Newcastle in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Newcastle in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Newcastle


Although Newcastle doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Belfast City Airport (BHD), which is located 45 km from Newcastle.


Another option to get to Newcastle is to pick up a car hire from Manchester, which is about 253 km from Newcastle. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Manchester.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Newcastle, including National Express, Hannon Coach and Bus. From Dublin, the bus ride to Newcastle takes 274 km and will cost you around $32. From Glasgow, the ticket costs about $186 for a journey of 523 km.

Airports near Newcastle

Airlines serving Newcastle

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British Airways
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Air France
Good (820 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Malaysia Airlines
Good (140 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (807 reviews)
Aer Lingus
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Qantas Airways
Good (371 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,468 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (510 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (103 reviews)
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Where to stay in Newcastle

From 5-star hotels such as the Slieve Donard to great affordable options like the Cherryhill Lodge, Newcastle offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $238 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $280 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Newcastle

Hiring a car in Newcastle

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Newcastle (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.71 and $51.61. Mini (Peugeot 107 or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Newcastle, while also 58% cheaper than other types, on average.