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Are there currently restrictions on travel to Newcastle related to COVID-19?
Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Newcastle along with the rest of United Kingdom. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: The United Kingdom has not implemented any entry restrictions, but is monitoring direct flights into the country from certain areas.
Several airports have suspended certain services, closed terminals, and reduced transportation schedules, so check the details of the specific airport in advance. Additionally, many airlines have grounded their planes.
All travelers entering the United Kingdom must present a completed "Public Health Passenger Locator Form" to immigration upon arrival.
The United Kingdom announced a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travelers which started on June 8. Freight workers, medical professionals traveling to help with the fight against coronavirus, and travelers arriving from Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are exempt from the quarantine requirement.
The UK government is updating a list of countries from which arriving travelers will not be required to self-isolate upon arrival, unless they’ve visited or stopped in any other country or territory in the preceding 14 days. The list can be found here.
All travelers on flights to the UK must wear face coverings on aircraft and on public transport upon arrival thereafter. Passengers using taxis and private hire vehicles should also use a face covering for the duration of their journey. Drivers may refuse to transport passengers who do not follow guidance for safe travel.
Review the UK government’s entry requirements, and read more about travel restrictions for the UK.
. If you are looking to book a trip to Newcastle and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
Cheapest Prices for Newcastle flights by month
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Newcastle is currently May; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.
When is the best time to fly to Newcastle?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LAS - NCL
$672 - $1523
44.6 - 68 °F
1.54 - 2.64 inches
May is typically the best time to fly to Newcastle, but there are other times where great deals are available. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Newcastle then August is statistically the hottest. April is historically the period with most rainfall.
The port city of Newcastle owes its prosperity historically to industries such as coal mining, the wool trade, and shipbuilding and repair, however, the city is now more likely to be synonymous with nightlife. Party-goers come to Newcastle to experience the many clubs, pubs and bars of Quayside and Bigg Market, as well as the Diamond Strip that stretches along Collingwood Street and Mosley Street.
The historic city also features neoclassical (sometimes referred to as Tyneside Classical) architecture in the center of town and a medieval street layout (particularly visible in the narrow alleys near the waterfront), paired with newer marvels of engineering such as the Millennium Bridge. Even sections of ancient Hadrian’s Wall and other Roman ruins can be found in the area.
Although rain may occur throughout the year, Newcastle is one of the U.K.’s driest cities due to the rain shadow of the North Pennines. The region’s temperate oceanic climate is comparable to that of others in England. June and July are generally the warmest and driest months, while January and February are often the coolest.
Tourism in Newcastle peaks from June to September when the weather is most likely to be warm and dry.
January and February are typically the coldest months in Newcastle, and therefore, they are the low season for tourism, as the weather is less favorable. This is reflected in accommodations and travel costs and availability.
Newcastle’s downtown is relatively compact with many pedestrian-friendly areas. Most tourist sites are easily reachable on foot. However, the city also has a public transportation network including a metro system, buses and rail services to surrounding towns.
Newcastle Airport (www.newcastleairport.com) is located in Woolsington six miles northwest of Newcastle’s downtown. Durham Tees Valley Airport (www.durhamteesvalleyairport.com) is also accessible, and located near Darlington in County Durham, around 33 miles south of Newcastle.
Newcastle Castle, after which the city is named, is both a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument, located in Central Newcastle. The site originally held a Roman fort, then a wooden Norman motte-and-bailey castle, and finally today’s castle, a stone keep built for Henry the II in the 12th century. The keep is accompanied by the Black Gate, added in the 13th century as an outer fortification.
The Great North Museum comprises the museum itself, Hancock and the Hatton Gallery (both based on the University of Newcastle’s campus). The museum’s collection includes fossils, preserved animal specimens, mummies, and a scale model of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. The gallery has a collection of more than 3,000 works of art, including some dating back to the 14th century.
Central Arcade, a stunning, mosaic-floored, glass-roofed, preserved Edwardian shopping arcade, provides a glimpse of the Newcastle of yesteryear. The arcade is home to many shops, including the J.G. Windows music shop – one of Newcastle’s oldest, established in 1908 – and the Tourist Information Bureau.
The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas, also known as Newcastle Cathedral, was built in 1359 on the site of a prior parish church destroyed in a fire. It’s notable for its lantern spire, constructed in 1448, which was used for centuries as a navigation point by ships traveling along the River Tyne. The cathedral is an iconic part of Newcastle’s skyline, being one of the tallest structures in the city.
Seven Stories is a wonderful family attraction; it’s the first museum in the U.K. solely dedicated to children’s literature. Its name refers to the idea of the seven basic plots used in all stories and the fact the museum is housed in a seven-story renovated Victorian mill. The work of artists and authors such as Philip Pullman, Quentin Blake, Terry Jones, Enid Blyton and Jacqueline Wilson is represented in Seven Stories.