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Cardiff to Newcastle flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Cardiff and Newcastle take, on average, 1 h and 30 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Cardiff with Newcastle found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Cardiff-Wales is the departure airport operating flights between Cardiff and Newcastle
Arriving AirportFlights departing Cardiff with Newcastle as destination arrives at Newcastle International

Cheap last minute flights to Newcastle

Latest deals and top flight routes from Cardiff airports.

Departure Sun, 12 Dec Return Thu, 16 Dec
CWL Cardiff
NCL Newcastle
return from £158
Departure Tue, 21 Dec Return Wed, 29 Dec
CWL Cardiff
NCL Newcastle
return from £186
Flight route information
Find out further information on Cardiff and Newcastle to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 30% more expensive in Newcastle than in Cardiff.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Newcastle costs roughly the same as in Cardiff.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Newcastle is 30% cheaper than in Cardiff.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Newcastle is 10% cheaper than in Cardiff.

Cardiff airports
  • ( Cardiff-Wales (CWL)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Bristol (BRS)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
Newcastle airports
  • ( Newcastle International (NCL)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 249 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Cardiff to Newcastle

How long is the flight from Cardiff to Newcastle?

It takes just 90 minutes to fly from the Welsh capital to Newcastle in the north of England on direct flights.

What are the most common stopovers?

Transfer flights are not usually necessary when travelling from Cardiff to Newcastle, as Flybe offers frequent direct departures. Some cheap deals can be found, however, when stopping in Amsterdam on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

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

Newcastle has a very similar annual temperature range to Cardiff, with mild winters and warm summers. Pack seasonally appropriate clothing and gear, such as a good winter coat, or sun cream and sunglasses in the summer. Bring comfortable walking shoes if you fancy exploring the nearby Northumbrian countryside on your trip, a favourite for outdoor enthusiasts in England.

Which airlines fly from Cardiff to Newcastle

Flybe offers direct flights between Cardiff and Newcastle every weekday. This budget carrier is superb for getting cheap flights domestically in the UK. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines also provides services with a stopover in Amsterdam.

How to find cheap flights from Cardiff to Newcastle

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

  • May often sees pleasant, mild weather and offers a convenient break before the summer high season.
  • June is warmer still and also just before the summer rush in Newcastle.
  • August is Newcastle's warmest month on average, with temperatures around 20°C or higher during the day.
  • Visit in December for Newcastle Christmas Market and plenty of superb retail opportunities at Central Arcade and Eldon Garden Shopping Centre.

Airports in Cardiff

Cardiff Airport (CWL) is Wales' main air hub, offering frequent flights to destinations in England and further afield. It's close to the centre of the city and is easily reached either by train or taxi.

Useful information about Cardiff Airport

Cardiff Airport is about 15 miles from the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – hop aboard the TransCymru T9 train from Canal Street to Cardiff Airport in approximately 40 minutes.
  • By car or taxi – allow at least half an hour, or more to be on the safe side. The fastest route is via Port Road and the A4050 from the centre of Cardiff.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi access for two hours, a good selection of places to eat and shop, baby changing facilities, smoking areas outside the airport and near the departure lounges inside.

Airports in Newcastle

Newcastle International Airport (NCL) is one of the North's main air hubs, and offers a choice of transfer options. It's also close to the centre of the city, and can be quickly reached by road or coach.

Useful information about Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport is a mere six miles from central Newcastle.

How to get to Newcastle:

  • By car or taxi – drive to the airport in around 15 minutes or so, either via the A696 or a combination of the A167 and A696.
  • By coach – leave from Haymarket Barras Bridge on the X78 service, or from Monument on the Green Line bus. It takes between 30 and 60 minutes to reach the airport by coach.

Services: open 24/7, unlimited free Wi-Fi, many shops and restaurants, baby changing facilities, and outside smoking areas.

What to do and visit in Newcastle

  • Take a trip to the Angel of the North, a huge, iconic statue in the countryside of Northumbria which is a whopping 54 metres across.
  • Tour the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, with a minimalist theme and exciting art shows and exhibitions.
  • Visit the 12th century Newcastle Castle, offering splendid views over the city. It's known locally as simply "The Castle" and is one of the city's most striking historical structures.
  • Bring the kids to the Discovery Museum, themed around science and technology.
  • Visit the beautiful Gibside, a stately home dating from the 18th century.
  • Explore Beamish, an outdoor living museum that brings to life the history of Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian life in England.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Cardiff to Newcastle

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cardiff 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 Cardiff. 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 Cardiff to Newcastle at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cardiff to Newcastle is 158£. 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 Cardiff?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Newcastle costs an average of 2.20 GBP, 27% cheaper than Cardiff, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 25% more in Newcastle: 2.50 GBP against 2.00 GBP in Cardiff. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.00 GBP in Newcastle, 4% more than the 11.50 GBP in Cardiff. The price of the coffee is around 11% cheaper in Newcastle, with an average of 2.60 GBP, while in Cardiff the coffee costs 2.91 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cardiff to Newcastle?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cardiff to Newcastle are August, July and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cardiff to Newcastle?
The best time of the year to go to Newcastle when flying from Cardiff depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Newcastle from Cardiff in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, December, January and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cardiff -  Newcastle.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cardiff to Newcastle?
The total flight time between Cardiff and Newcastle is of around 01:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 419 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Newcastle compared to Cardiff?
While in Cardiff the temperatures can reach an average of 26.93 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 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 -1.52 ºC average degrees reported in Cardiff. During the winter period, Cardiff can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Newcastle have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cardiff and Newcastle?
The main airport route flying between Cardiff and Newcastle is: Cardiff-Wales (CWL) to Newcastle International (NCL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Eastern Airways.
  • Flybe.
Which are the airlines with flights from Cardiff to Newcastle?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Cardiff to Newcastle are:
  • Eastern Airways.
  • Flybe.
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