International air routes
NewcastleGateshead has all the access links you’d expect from a major European city including its own international airport with direct flights from Dubai, Amsterdam, London and Paris amongst 80 destinations worldwide.
Newcastle International Airport is served by many airlines, including Emirates, British Airways, KLM, Air France, easyJet and Lufthansa, providing direct links from top international and UK destinations.
The route from the airport to the city centre is one of the fastest in Europe, taking only 22 minutes on the Tyne and Wear Metro. Metro trains run every 5-15 minutes.
Taxis to the city centre cost around £17 from the airport.
For full details of airline routes to and from Newcastle International Airport visit www.newcastleairport.com
The North Shields International Ferry Terminal is the north of England’s main sea link with Northern Europe. Throughout the year, DFDS Seaways operates frequent sailings to and from Amsterdam (Ijmuiden) in the Netherlands.
Taxis to the city centre cost approximately £13 from the ferry terminal.
For full details of DFDS Seaways ferry routes to and from North Shields International Ferry Terminal visit www.dfdsseaways.co.uk