The service from Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) is a favourite domestic flight route with passengers form the United Kingdom. 5 to 6 services a day in a flight time of only 1 hour and 10 minutes. The scheduled carrier, British Airways, currently has a monopoly on this route and operates a service between the two cities as a direct flight. There are presently no low cost airlines operating between the two airports. By public transport, the journey would take just under 4 hours. Travelling to Newcastle by car takes bout 5 hours along the M1.
Both business travellers and tourists should be able to find the cheapest tickets if they compare prices on a flight comparison website. The earlier an air ticket is purchased, the cheaper the price of travel. It is also advisable to avoid travelling at the weekend travel and peak holiday times.
The airport of arrival in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, which is located about 300 miles north of London, is in the village of Woolsington, 6 miles to the north west of central Newcastle. Of the busiest routes in and out of Newcastle Airport, services to and from London-Heathrow Airport are the most popular according to traffic statistics and annual passenger numbers. There is an airport metro station which is accessible through an indoor walkway from the terminal building. Alternatively, passengers can also rent a car form one of the many car hire firms at the airport or take a taxi to the city centre.