Newcastle Airport is located just over 7 miles North West of Newcastle city centre and has one terminal and one runway and flights from Newcastle Airport fly direct to 80 destinations world wide including long haul flights to Dubai and Toronto. The amount of destinations means that people could be arriving for all kinds of holidays, some heading off for just a day or two with nothing but a small back pack or others heading off for several weeks carrying a suitcase almost as big as themselves. Each person with their own needs and priories for what they need from the airport staff and facilities such as Newcastle Airport parking especially as those who are going on a long haul trip may find it more convenient to reach the airport using their own car.
With so many flights coming and going it’s no surprise to find that they have to have plenty of car parks to accommodate all their passengers whether it is just for a few hours or several days. There are a variety of options for Newcastle Airport Parking depending on your needs, the guide below gives you an idea of the different car parks and their best uses.
Dropping off and picking up at Newcastle Airport
First of all for anyone not looking to park their car to go on holiday themselves but may be just picking someone up or dropping off passengers to catch a flight, there is the Express Pick Up and Drop Off point located right outside the entrance to the terminal. It operates on a ticket-less system with cameras to calculate the rates to pay which are then paid once you leave the car park. The cameras will calculate how long you have been in the car park and then inform you on exit where you can pay by card or at the coin machines.
Short Stay Newcastle Airport Parking
Ideal for the first 24 hours of parking needed, however prices do start from 30 minutes should you need less time and range up to 8 days. The car park for the Short Stay at Newcastle Airport is located right outside the terminal building and so is a very short walk to the check in desks. For anyone with a lot of luggage or that just doesn’t want to walk too far this car park is ideal as it is the closest to the terminal as you can get. If you are looking for Airport parking that is cost effective then this won’t be the best option for a few days but if convenience outweighs the price it is a good choice. For anyone staying a few days it may be worth checking the other options to see which is the most suitable as the difference in price may be a lot less should you book your parking in advance.
Medium Stay Newcastle Airport Parking
Just a short walk from the terminal building you will find the Medium Stay Airport Parking, here the first 15 minutes are free and then you can pay for up to 24 hours parking. It is a little further away from the terminal than the short stay parking but it does have the benefit of the first 15 minutes being free which may work for you if you are collecting or dropping off passengers who don’t mind the short walk to the terminal.
Long Stay Newcastle Airport Parking
The most popular car park, a car park exclusively for long stays it has 24 hours monitoring as well as CCTV in operation at all times, it is a secure car park where you can be happy in the knowledge that your car will be safe whilst you are away. You can pay for between 1 and 20 days at fixed rate prices, these will different depending if you pre book your Newcastle Airport Parking or if you drive up and pay on the day. You can also add extra days to your parking should 20 days not cover the length of time that you will be away. There is a 24 hour coach service providing transfers to the terminal as it is a little further away than some of the other car parks so you don’t need to worry about making your way to the entrance.
Both the Long and Medium car parks are fitted with number plate recognition systems to allow ease of entrance and exit for anyone that has pre booked their Airport Parking
Fast Track Parking at Newcastle Airport
Immediately outside the entrance to the terminal is the Fast Track Newcastle Airport Parking, it is less than a 1 minute walk to the check in desk so for anyone wanting parking facilities that offer the quickest way to get to the desks this could be what you are looking for. You can park here for as little as a few hours or up to several days and this also include your security fast track pass as well to make your journey through the airport as easy as possible.
Meet and Greet Parking
Heading over the fast track parking area and you will find the meet and greet Newcastle Airport Parking. You can hand over your keys here and head straight into the check in desks whilst the staff park your car for you. You can have peace of mind knowing that your car will be parking in a secure airport car park when you are away. 1- 20 days have set prices but you can always add any extra days that you might need should you be heading off on a longer holiday. When you return your car will be waiting for you at the fast track parking area ready for your to drive home.
As well as business passengers this option is a very popular choice for families with young children who will already have enough to think about making sure that everyone has everything they need for their trip and doesn’t need the extra hassle of unpacking the car at one of the more distant car parks. Anyone with heavy luggage may also choose this type of parking over the Long Stay Airport Parking.
All of the Newcastle Airport Parking areas are secure on site car parks that are Park Mark accredited with security measure such as regular patrols and CCTV in operation. Booking in advance for any of the car parks will allow you to get the best prices, and as expected the further in advance that you book with the Airport Parking Shop the cheaper you will find your parking.