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Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Birmingham are 20% cheaper than in Newcastle.

Mid-priced restaurant

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

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 80% more expensive in Birmingham than in Newcastle.

Regular cappuccino

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

( Newcastle airports
  • ? Newcastle International (NCL)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
) 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
L Distance: 172 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Newcastle to Birmingham

How long is the flight from Newcastle to Birmingham?

A direct flight from Newcastle to Birmingham has a flight duration of about 1 hour.

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

Make sure you pack a pair of dancing shoes, as Birmingham is famous for its lively nightlife. If you are not a party-goer, just make sure to pack for the weather: the summer brings balmy evenings and long sunny days to Birmingham, but it's always wise to have an extra wind- and waterproof layer to deal with the unpredictable weather.

Which airlines fly from Newcastle to Birmingham

Several national and low-cost airlines operate cheap flights from Newcastle to Birmingham, including:

  • Flybe, the biggest independently-owned regional airline in Europe, based in the UK.
  • British Airways, the UK's national flag carrier airline.
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the national carrier of the Netherlands and a major international airline.
  • Eurowings, a low-cost affiliate of Lufthansa, Germany's national airline.
  • Aer Lingus, the national flag carrier airline of Ireland.
  • Air France, France's national airline and a major international carrier.

How to find cheap flights from Newcastle to Birmingham

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When are the best times to fly from Newcastle to Birmingham

  • June offers the longest days, and the best weather in Birmingham, making it a brilliant time to enjoy drinks or dinner al fresco in a bar or eatery after a day of sightseeing.
  • December is a festive time in Birmingham. The city's multi-cultural population loves the holiday season, and a number of public events and performances encourage people to meet and gather in public spaces. Enjoy the classic Christmas pantomimes, and the special winter markets.

Airports in Newcastle

Newcastle is served by one major international airport: Newcastle International Airport (NCL).

Useful information about Newcastle International Airport

Newcastle International Airport is located 6.5 miles north west of Newcastle City Centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By metro – the airport station is at the end of the green line of the Tyne & Wear Metro, approximately 20 minutes travel time from the city centre.
  • By bus – buses X77, X78, or X79 leave every 15 to 30 from Eldon Square, journey time approximately 30 minutes.
  • By train – 25 minutes from Newcastle Central Station, departures every 12 minutes throughout the day.
  • By taxi or car – 15 to 20 minutes from Newcastle City Centre.

Services: free Wi-Fi, premium high-speed Wi-Fi, fast-track security, business facilities, disabled toilets, multi-faith prayer room, smoking areas before and after security, duty-free shopping, a number of high-street shops and retail outlets, plus numerous cafes, bars, and restaurants.

Airports in Birmingham

Birmingham is served by the biggest and busiest airport in the West Midlands: Birmingham Airport (BHX).

Useful information about Birmingham Airport

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

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus – 30 minutes to the city centre with bus services X1 and X12, running 24/7 just outside the arrivals building.
  • By train – free Air-Rail Link monorail shuttle to Birmingham international station, connecting with regular trains to Birmingham New Street in the city centre, travel duration about 12 to 15 minutes.
  • By taxi – approximately 25 minutes into Birmingham City Centre. You will find licensed black cabs outside the arrivals building at all times.
  • By car – 20 to 30 minutes to central Birmingham, car hires available at the airport.

Services: unlimited free Wi-Fi internet, kids' playground, chaplaincy and multi-faith religious spaces, free water fountains, several airline lounges, meeting rooms and business facilities, a vast range of shopping outlets including high-street brands and duty-free shopping, food outlets, cafes, bars, and restaurants.

What to do and visit in Birmingham

  • Go to a concert at one of Birmingham's world-class performance venues, from classical music at the elegant Symphony Hall to live band performances at the 02 Academy Birmingham.
  • For boutique shopping during the day, and an ever-changing array of shows, events, and concerts during the night, don't miss the quirky converted Custard Factory on Gibb Street.
  • Visit one of Birmingham's many great galleries and museums. Aston Hall, the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, and the contemporary IKON Gallery are not to be missed.
  • Head to Edgbaston Stadium to enjoy an international cricket match at one of England's finest and most historic grounds, or catch some top-flight football action at Villa Park or St. Andrew's Stadium.
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