Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Not applicable to hand baggage only fares.

Enjoy one of the UK’s most exciting cities

Whether flying in for a short or romantic break, taking a holiday in the beautiful Kielder Forest or Northumberland National Park, travelling on business or simply visiting family, there has never been a better way to travel from London Heathrow.

Book a direct flight from London Heathrow and you can be in central Newcastle in no time. Book a short break or holiday with British Airways and you can benefit from a range of flight times to suit and a great choice of hotels in the Newcastle Area.

Enjoy one of the UK’s most exciting cities

Newcastle guide

Get the best out of Newcastle with our handy guides

Unmissable experiences

Unmissable experiences

Be dazzled by the many things to see and do while on holiday in Newcastle. From shopping to seeing the Angel of the North, Newcastle offers a wealth of activities that are sure to amaze and inspire.

Newcastle’s nightlife

Newcastle’s nightlife

Nightlife options can be found in abundance in Newcastle. From Newcastle’s many bars and restaurants to lively nightclubs and other venues, there’s something to please all.

Top 5 Newcastle events

Top 5 Newcastle events

Read our pick to top 5 events taking place in Newcastle. From the Bupa’s Great North run to the annual EAT! Festival, Newcastle has plenty of events all year round.

Newcastle Gateshead and beyond

Newcastle, Gateshead and beyond

Head north from Newcastle and you’ll find yourself in the glorious Northumberland countryside with many things to see and do. Escaping the city, you’ll delight at the possibilities to be had, from seeing Hadrian’s Wall or in venturing south to Durham, home to the iconic Durham Cathedral and Castle.

Newcastle weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • 10°Apr
  • 14°May
  • 17°Jun
  • 19°Jul
  • 19°Aug
  • 17°Sep
  • 13°Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 63
  • 42
  • 52
  • 47
  • 53
  • 52
  • 56
  • 71
  • 59
  • 54
  • 65
  • 56
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 2
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 6
  • 6
  • 5
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2

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