Changes to entering the UK using EU ID cards

From 1st October 2021, most EU, EEA and Swiss nationals will need to use a valid passport to travel to the UK. ID cards will no longer be accepted as a valid travel document to enter the UK, though some exemptions will apply. 

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  • Newcastle Airport Guide

    Full Name: Newcastle International Airport
    Location: The airport is situated six miles (10km) from Newcastle city centre.
    Time: GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
    Contacts:

    Tel: +44 871 882 1121.

    Transfer to the City:

    The Metro system connects the airport to Newcastle Central Station, and other parts of the city, leaving every few minutes. Buses also leave regularly for the Eldon Square Bus Concourse.

    Car rental:

    Car hire companies represented at the airport include Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Interrent.

    Facilities:

    Newcastle Airport has shops, bars and restaurants. Other facilities include a bank, bureaux de change, ATMs, left luggage, baby care rooms, and a children's play area. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs are advised to inform their airline or travel agent in advance.

    Parking:

    The short-stay and express parking lots are located directly opposite the terminal. The medium-stay lot, just beyond, offers 15 minutes free parking for picking up or dropping off passengers. The long-term lots are located furthest from the terminal and offer the cheapest daily and weekly rates. Discounted rates are available for bookings made via the airport website.