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Departure Sun, 12 Dec Return Sun, 19 Dec
BHX Birmingham
NCL Newcastle
return from £127
Departure Wed, 22 Dec Return Thu, 23 Dec
BHX Birmingham
NCL Newcastle
return from £162
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Local, one-way ticket

A train in Newcastle costs roughly the same as in Birmingham.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 20% more expensive in Newcastle than in Birmingham.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi in Newcastle costs roughly the same as in Birmingham.

Regular cappuccino

A coffee in Newcastle costs roughly the same as in Birmingham.

Birmingham airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 62 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( East Midlands (EMA)
    How far from city centre: 34 miles
Newcastle airports
  • ( Newcastle International (NCL)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 172 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Birmingham to Newcastle

How long is the flight from Birmingham to Newcastle?

There are no direct flights, but indirect flights from Birmingham to Newcastle are as short as 3 hours and 45 minutes.

What are the most common stopovers?

Depending on flight paths and the ticket type booked, cheap flights from Birmingham to Newcastle go through a number of stopover airports, with the most common being: Aberdeen (ABZ) and Glasgow International (GLA) airports.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Newcastle?

Your dancing shoes – Newcastle has arguably the best nightlife in the UK, so city breaks Tyneside are always a good chance for a party! That said, it's also a quaint, quiet city, and even if you're not planning a night on the tiles, a sturdy pair of walking shoes is a good addition to any suitcase for holidays to Newcastle: the historic city centre is compact, largely pedestrianised and filled with interesting historical sites.

Which airlines fly from Birmingham to Newcastle

A few airlines offer domestic flights from Birmingham to Newcastle, namely:

  • Flybe, the biggest independent regional airline in Europe, offering low-budget flights across the UK based in Exeter.
  • British Airways, Britain's national flag carrier airline, based at London Heathrow with flights all over the country.

How to find cheap flights from Birmingham to Newcastle

The easiest way to find cheap flights from Birmingham to Newcastle is Opodo's online flight earch engine. Opodo searches hundreds of airfares from different airlines and displays them in an easy-to-read way, organised by flight duration, the cheapest time to go, travel time, or even which stopovers are included if you'd like to add any other city breaks to your holidays. Opodo also displays any special deals on trips you're looking at, and you can sign up for email alerts if the price drops in future.

When are the best times to fly from Birmingham to Newcastle?

  • July is the driest and sunniest month, and it's a beautiful time to enjoy Newcastle's pedestrianised streets and quayside walkway along the River Tyne, often lined with people eating, drinking, or simply relaxing at this time of year.
  • May is the best time to plan city breaks to Newcastle to make the most of the surrounding areas of natural beauty. With spring flowers in bloom, the Pennine Hills come to life, the Northumberland Coast is balmy, and Hadrian's Wall starts to enjoy longer daylight hours without the impending holiday crowds.

Airports in Birmingham

Birmingham Airport (BHX) is the city's major air transport hub, located just outside the city.

Useful information about Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport is located in Solihull roughly 8 miles east of Birmingham City Centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By taxi or car – 25 minutes from the city centre.
  • By train – trains run every 10-15 minutes from Birmingham New Street to Birmingham International Station (10 minute journey time), which is connected to airport departures by a free, 2-minute Air-Rail Link transfer.
  • By bus – local routes X1 and X12 come every 10-20 minutes, taking about 45 minutes from Birmingham City Centre to the airport.

Services: plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars, tax-free shopping and high-street stores, accessible toilets, designated smoking areas, prayer rooms and religious spaces, unlimited free WiFi.

Airports in Newcastle

There is one major international airport serving Newcastle: Newcastle International Airport (NCL).

Useful information about Newcastle International Airport

Newcastle International Airport is only 6 miles north-west of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By light rail – the Tyne and Wear Metro is a cheap, quick way to get from the airport to Newcastle City Centre, reaching Monument Station in 20 minutes.
  • By train – 25 minutes to Newcastle Central Station, with trains leaving the airport every 12-15 minutes between 6am and midnight.
  • By bus – coaches run regularly from the airport to Newcastle City Centre, 35-45 minutes.
  • By car or taxi – 25-30 minutes to the city centre.

Services: disabled and reduced mobility passenger assistance, numerous car hire companies, visitor information kiosk, a range of shops including duty-free and click and collect, and a number of bakeries, cafes, fast-food outlets, restaurants and bars.

What to do and visit in Newcastle

  • Head for some retail therapy to the Central Arcade, a perfectly preserved Victorian shopping arcade that houses some of the city's most respected shops.
  • See the beautiful buildings and historic haunts of Grainger Town, the historic heart of Newcastle featuring fine buildings and beautiful streets – including Grey Street, once named England's finest street by the BBC, and Grey's Monument, the perfect spot for people-watching or enjoying some live street busking.
  • Venture to the west of the city to see remnants of Hadrian's Wall, a Roman stone fortification that is among the UK's premier attractions. You can see other Roman ruins on the site of Newcastle's original settlement 2,000 years ago at Segedunum, close to Wallsend metro station.
  • Get a taste of Newcastle's creative side at The Biscuit Factory (the UK's biggest commercial space for original artists, covering 35,000 square feet and two stories) or one of the many art galleries around Newcastle University and Gateshead.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Birmingham to Newcastle

😷 Is it safe to travel from Birmingham to Newcastle during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Birmingham. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Birmingham to Newcastle at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Birmingham to Newcastle is 127£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Newcastle expensive to visit compared to Birmingham?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Newcastle costs an average of 2.20 GBP, the same as in Birmingham, while train tickets costs 4% more in Newcastle: 2.50 GBP against 2.40 GBP in Birmingham. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.00 GBP in Newcastle, 20% more than the 10.00 GBP in Birmingham. The price of the coffee is around 4% cheaper in Newcastle, with an average of 2.60 GBP, while in Birmingham the coffee costs 2.70 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Birmingham to Newcastle?
The most popular months to book a trip from Birmingham to Newcastle are January, February and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Birmingham to Newcastle?
The best time of the year to go to Newcastle when flying from Birmingham depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, March is the top 1º month to fly to Newcastle from Birmingham in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, December, November and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Birmingham -  Newcastle.
🌡️ How is the weather in Newcastle compared to Birmingham?
While in Birmingham the temperatures can reach an average of 27.42 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Newcastle's temperatures can go up to 23.91 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.52 ºC in Newcastle, compared to the -3.11 ºC average degrees reported in Birmingham. During the winter period, Birmingham can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Newcastle have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
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