Newcastle travel guide

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You're Going to Love Newcastle

With a population of 7,444, Newcastle is a must-see destination in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Where to Eat in Newcastle

If you’re looking for affordable options, Tomahawk Steakhouse - Newcastle (95 Quayside) and San Lorenzo - Gosforth (123 High Street) are great picks.

When to visit Newcastle

Newcastle in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 132
1 night at 3-star hotel
Newcastle in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 132
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Newcastle


Although Newcastle doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Belfast City Airport (BHD), which is located 28 miles from Newcastle.


Another option to get to Newcastle is to pick up a car rental from Edinburgh, which is about 161 miles from Newcastle. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Easirent, among others, in Edinburgh.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Newcastle, including National Express, Hannon Coach and Bus. From Dublin, the bus ride to Newcastle takes 110 miles and will cost you around C$ 55. From Glasgow, the ticket costs about C$ 73 for a journey of 325 miles.

Airports near Newcastle

Airlines serving Newcastle

Good (2,576 reviews)
Good (403 reviews)
British Airways
Good (1,750 reviews)
Good (3,377 reviews)
Good (1,040 reviews)
Air France
Good (498 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,445 reviews)
Good (2,065 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (484 reviews)
Good (727 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (77 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (579 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (233 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,748 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (397 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (53 reviews)
Excellent (42 reviews)
Excellent (6 reviews)
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Where to stay in Newcastle

Average rates range from around C$ 181 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 140 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Newcastle

Most booked hotels in Newcastle

The Briers
Excellent (9.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 166+
Slieve Donard
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 305+
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Renting a car in Newcastle

Expect to pay C$ 2.46 per litre in Newcastle (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 29.41 and C$ 39.22. Economy (Class Economy Car or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Newcastle, while also 63% cheaper than other types, on average.