Car Hire Newcastle Airport
Find car rental at Newcastle Airport
Picking up your car hire at Newcastle Airport is easy.
As you walk out of domestic arrivals you will see the Avis desk directly in front of you.
As you come out of the arrivals area turn left and walk straight down the terminal. You will see the car hire desks on the right-hand side.
Newcastle Airport is just a 15-minute drive from the centre of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
Arrive at Newcastle Airport, pick up your rental and start your journey through England’s northeast. Brimming with culture, history and gastronomical delights, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and beyond offers a wealth of sightseeing opportunities easily explored from the comfort of your hire car.
Address & Contact DetailsNewcastle Airport, Woolsington, Newcastle, NE13 8BZ. Tel: 03445446022
|Monday||07:30 - 22:30|
|Tuesday||07:30 - 22:30|
|Wednesday||07:30 - 22:30|
|Thursday||07:30 - 22:30|
|Friday||07:30 - 22:30|
|Saturday||08:30 - 18:30|
|Sunday||08:30 - 22:30|
Where to go from Newcastle Airport
After you touch down at Newcastle Airport, pick up your hire car and start your journey through England’s northeast. Brimming with culture, history and gastronomical delights, the city of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne offers a wealth of sightseeing opportunities that can be easily explored from the comfort of your rental car.
The airport is just a 15-minute drive from the centre of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Once you collect your Avis hire car, exit the airport on the A696 and follow signs for the A167 which will take you towards the city centre.
With its historic castle, vibrant quayside, bustling markets and busy nightlife, the city of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne has plenty to offer visitors, and renting a car will give you the freedom to explore as much as possible both inside and outside this dynamic northern city.
Whether your plan is to soak up the action of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, or take a road trip across the UK’s northern regions, Avis will ensure you have the flexibility to get the most out of your trip.
Car Hire in Newcastle and beyond
Newcastle Airport primarily serves the UK’s northeast and is extremely well connected no matter which direction you are going. If you are travelling towards Scotland, you can follow signs for the A1 heading north, while the A696 also links Newcastle Airport to the A1 running south. If you plan to go west, the A696 joins to the A1 and then the A69 in the direction of Carlisle, so no matter where you are headed, your journey from this hub in the north will be straightforward.
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne is surrounded by beautiful countryside, dramatic coastlines and fast connections to vibrant cities such as Durham, Sunderland and Middlesbrough. Further south the A1 connects with Leeds, Sheffield and York, while diversions east will bring you to areas of outstanding beauty such as the North York Moors and pretty seaside towns including Whitby, Scarborough and Filey. Discover historic attractions such as Hadrian’s Wall, just a short drive west along the A69 from Newcastle Airport, or journey north for an hour to journey through the rural beauty of Northumberland bordering Scotland.
Road rules in United Kingdom
Which side of the road?
In the United Kingdom, please drive on the left side of the road.
Country driving laws
- Mobile phones may only be used with a headset or hands-free device
- Use the outside lane to overtake on motorways and dual carriageways
- There is a congestion charge payable when driving in London
- Zebra crossings (black and white stripes on the road) give pedestrians right of way to cross the road
All speed signs will be in mph.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 30 mph (48 km/h)
- Rural areas: 60 mph (96 km/h)
- Motorways: 70 mph (112 km/h)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
- It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
- Children aged under 12 or less than 135cm tall must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.