The flight route from London (LON) to Newcastle (NCL) is becoming increasingly popular in the UK as a domestic route in recent years. There are between 6 and 9 flights a day between the two cities, taking 1 hour and 17 minutes to complete the journey as a direct flight from take-off to landing. Airlines operating on this route include British Airways and FlyBe. The distance from the London Airports to Newcastle upon Tyne is about 280 miles and the journey would take just under 5 hours to complete by car. Obviously, the exact duration of the journey will vary slightly depending on the airport of departure in London. The short flight time therefore compares favourably with travelling by road or rail, which means that flying is a popular choice for both tourists and business travellers.
A low cost flight is easy to find when comparing prices on a flight comparison site. Even a last-minute air ticket should cost less than £100. Booking tickets well in advance will help to save money and midweek flights are usually cheaper than travelling at the weekends.
The destination airport Newcastle International Airport is located about 6 miles form Newcastle upon Tyne city centre. The airport has its own metro station facilitating travel to and from the city centre. There are also taxis and car hire companies s at the airport. The airport of departure in London is normally either London-Heathrow or London-Gatwick.