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Newcastle to Cardiff flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Newcastle and Cardiff 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 Newcastle with Cardiff found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Newcastle International is the departure airport operating flights between Newcastle and Cardiff
Arriving AirportFlights departing Newcastle with Cardiff as destination arrives at Cardiff-Wales

Cheap last minute flights to Cardiff

Latest deals and top flight routes from Newcastle airports.

Departure Sun, 12 Dec Return Wed, 15 Dec
NCL Newcastle
CWL Cardiff
return from £130
Departure Tue, 28 Dec Return Mon, 03 Jan
NCL Newcastle
CWL Cardiff
return from £178
Flight route information
Find out further information on Newcastle and Cardiff to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Cardiff are 20% cheaper than in Newcastle.

Mid-priced restaurant

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

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 40% more expensive in Cardiff than in Newcastle.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 12% more expensive in Cardiff than in Newcastle.

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

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Useful information for the flight from Newcastle to Cardiff

How long is the flight from Newcastle to Cardiff?

Direct flights from Newcastle to Cardiff take 1 hour 30 minutes. Most flights are non-stop.

Is there a time change from Newcastle to Cardiff?

Newcastle and Cardiff are both in the UK, and in the same time zone, Greenwich Mean Time.

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

Cardiff's temperatures can vary from an average of 22 degrees in summer, to 8 degrees in winter. It's wise to pack water-resistant clothing no matter what time you visit, along with jumpers for layering up. Hiking boots will give you great support if you're going to be doing a lot of exploring, and Cardiff has a vibrant nightlife scene so you may want to pack an outfit to dress up in. Don't forget your camera, as there are plenty of photo opportunities in this beautiful part of South East Wales.

Which airlines fly from Newcastle to Cardiff

There are a couple of airlines offering flights from Newcastle to Cardiff:

  • FlyBe - Europe's largest independent regional airline, based in Britain.
  • easyJet - major low-cost airline.

How to find cheap flights from Newcastle to Cardiff

Find the best cheap flights from Newcastle to Cardiff with Opodo's powerful search engine. This online travel agent will enable you to access special offers, and narrow down your results by date, time, departure airport, and airline. In seconds, Opodo's search engine will display a large number of results, to help you plan your trips with ease.

When are the best times to fly from Newcastle to Cardiff

  • January is the time to soak up culture by supporting local music in Cardiff, at the Independent Venue Week festival. Various groups play gigs at several independent venues throughout the capital.
  • In February, celebrate with the locals as the popular Six Nations Rugby Tournment comes to Cardiff. Enjoy the home fixtures during the tournament's run at the Principality Stadium or at a local pub.
  • April is great for gardening enthusiasts, who can pick up gardening ideas and enjoy beautiful plants at the RHS Flower Show Cardiff, at Bute Park in the city centre.
  • July is the time to soak up the sun and get out on the water with a boat trip on Cardiff Bay. Choose from options like an Aquabus, private motorboat, or thrilling powerboat experience.

Airports in Newcastle

Newcastle and the surrounding areas are served by Newcastle International Airport (NCL).

Useful information about Newcastle International Airport

Newcastle International Airport is located in Woolsington, about 6 miles from the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By Metro - light rail system connecting the airport station with Newcastle City Centre, green line trains run 7 days a week, 25 minute journey.
  • By train - North East rail network connects to Metro green line at Central Station, located below Newcastle railway station.
  • By bus - X78 and X77 hourly service from Eldon Square Bus Station, 18 minutes.
  • By car - easily accessible via A1 and regional road connections, less than 20 minutes from the city centre.

Services: free Wi-Fi, Aerospa beauty lounge, kids entertainment & games areas, retail outlets open 4am-8pm, World Duty Free & WH Smiths open from first to last flight.

Airports in Cardiff

Cardiff is served by one major airport, Cardiff Airport (CWL).

Useful information about Cardiff Airport

Cardiff Airport is located in the Vale of Glamorgan, close to the village of Rhoose, and 30 minutes from Cardiff city centre.

How to get from the airport to Cardiff city centre:

  • By bus - T9 express service to Cardiff Bay and city centre every 20 to 30 minutes, and 905 to Rhoose Cardiff International Airport station for rail links to Cardiff.
  • By rail - 10 minute shuttle bus ride to Rhoose Cardiff International Airport station, hourly rail service on weekdays and weekend service every two hours to Cardiff Central station.
  • By car - 12 miles and 30 minutes to the city centre, via the A48. On-site car rental available.
  • By taxi - pre-book a private transfer with FlightLink Wales.

Services: executive lounge, meeting rooms, 2 hours free Wi-Fi, bar and coffee shops, duty-free shop, newsagents, pharmacy.

What to do and visit in Cardiff

  • View Welsh historical and cultural exhibits at the National Museum Cardiff.
  • Explore the picturesque marina area at Cardiff Bay, a redeveloped docklands area with various arts and cultural venues, bars, and restaurants.
  • Enjoy the open-air museum and traditional crafts at St. Fagans National Museum of History.
  • Cheer on the Welsh rugby union team at the Principality Stadium.
  • Take in a concert at the Wales Millennium Centre.
  • Walk through acres of landscaped parkland at Bute Park.
  • Experience the history and stories behind Cardiff Castle.
  • Visit the Christmas winter wonderland held on Cardiff City Hall's lawn, including an ice rink and Christmas fair.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Newcastle to Cardiff

😷 Is it safe to travel from Newcastle to Cardiff 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 Newcastle. 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 Newcastle to Cardiff at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Newcastle to Cardiff is 130£. 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 Cardiff expensive to visit compared to Newcastle?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cardiff costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 36% more expensive than Newcastle, with a fare of 2.20 GBP, while train tickets costs 20% less in Cardiff: 2.00 GBP against 2.50 GBP in Newcastle. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.50 GBP in Cardiff, 4% less than the 12.00 GBP in Newcastle. The price of the coffee is around 12% more expensive in Cardiff, with an average of 2.91 GBP , while in Newcastle the coffee costs 2.60 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Newcastle to Cardiff?
The most popular months to book a trip from Newcastle to Cardiff are July, August and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Newcastle to Cardiff?
The best time of the year to go to Cardiff when flying from Newcastle depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Cardiff from Newcastle in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Newcastle -  Cardiff.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Newcastle to Cardiff?
The total flight time between Newcastle and Cardiff 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 Cardiff compared to Newcastle?
While in Newcastle the temperatures can reach an average of 23.91 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Cardiff's temperatures can go up to 26.93 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -1.52 ºC in Cardiff, compared to the -3.52 ºC average degrees reported in Newcastle. During the winter period, Newcastle can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Cardiff have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Newcastle and Cardiff?
The main airport route flying between Newcastle and Cardiff is: Newcastle International (NCL) to Cardiff-Wales (CWL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Eastern Airways.
  • Flybe.
Which are the airlines with flights from Newcastle to Cardiff?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Newcastle to Cardiff are:
  • Eastern Airways.
  • Flybe.

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