Newcastle Airport Parking FAQs

Got a question? Explore our common queries below


Where can I park at Newcastle Airport?
 

We have five car parks at Newcastle Airport, all close to the terminal.

Premium – directly outside the terminal (undercover)

Short Stay 1 – directly outside the terminal

Short Stay 2 – 100 metres from the terminal (2-3 min walk)

Long Stay 1 – 200 metres from the terminal (3-4 min walk)

Long Stay Saver – 400 metres from the terminal (7-8 min walk or free shuttle)

Does the Airport have any low cost parking options?
 

Yes, Long Stay saver is our cheapest parking option, starting from $2.50 per hour or $17 per day. Learn more about Long Stay Saver.

Alternatively, Long Stay 1 is our 2nd cheapest parking option, with five days costing $110 and only a 3-4 min walk to the terminal. Learn more about Long Stay 1.

How much does it cost to park at the Airport?
 

Compare car park features and pricing here.

Is short term parking available to drop off or pick up a passenger inside the terminal?
 

Yes. Short Stay 1 and Short Stay 2 car parks are both great options for dropping off or picking up passengers from inside the terminal. Both car parks cost $5 per hour, for up to five hours.

Alternatively, our Long Stay Saver car park costs $2.50 per hour, for up to three hours.

What parking is available for a person with a disability?
 

We have accessible car parking spaces in all of our car parks.

Learn more about accessible parking at Newcastle Airport, including maps.

Where should I park if dropping off or picking up someone with a disability?
 

Drop-off and pick-up areas are available in the Short Stay 1 Car Park (opposite the front of the terminal). Persons with a valid Disabled Parking Permit can park in Short Stay 1 for 15 minutes free of charge to drop off or pick up a passenger with a disability. If you are using this service, please let one of our Newcastle Airport Customer Experience and Airport Operations staff know and they will provide assistance.

How do I pay for parking?
 

A credit card or cash can be used at any of our payment stations inside the terminal. Alternatively payment can be made by credit card at the boomgate on exiting.

Learn more about these payment options.

What should I do if I lose my ticket?
 

If you lose your ticket, please go to one of our payment stations in Arrivals and use the 'press for assistance' button and you will be connected with our operations team. You will need to advise them of the details.

How do I get to the Airport car parks?
 

After following the Airport signs along Nelson Bay Road, turn off onto Williamtown Drive, then to access individual car parks using the directions below:

Premium – follow Williamtown Drive (1.3km), then turn right directly into the Premium car park.

Short Stay 1 – follow Williamtown Drive (1km), then turn right into the Short Stay 1 car park.

Short Stay 2 – follow Williamtown Drive (990m), then turn left into the Short Stay 2 car park.

Long Stay 1 – follow Williamtown Drive (800m), then turn left into the Long Stay 1 car park.

Long Stay Saver – Follow Williamtown Drive (320m), turn first right into Technology Place (100m), turn left into Cresswell Way (100m), then left into the Long Stay Saver car park. Alternatively, follow Williamtown Drive (680m), turn right into Kindler Way (820m), turn right into Cresswell Way (100m) then turn right directly into the Long Stay Saver car park.

Which car parks have family parking spaces?
 

Our Short Stay 1, Short Stay 2, Long Stay 1 and Long Stay Saver car parks all have family parking spaces. These spaces are clearly marked with the pram symbol.

Family parking
Are the Airport's car parks safe and secure?
 

All our car parks have CCTV cameras installed, are well lit and the Airport is staffed 24/7.

Are any of the car parks undercover?
 

Yes, the Premium car park is undercover and locked overnight.

Learn more about our Premium car park.

If I park in the Long Stay Saver car park, how do I catch the shuttle bus?
 

If you are parking in the Long Stay Saver car park you can use the shuttle bus to travel to and from the Airport terminal. This free service operates on demand, with designated pick-up/drop-off points at the car park and directly in front of the terminal building.

Learn more about our Long Stay Saver car park.

Where can I park my motorcycle?
 

Motorcycles must be parked within a parking space and are not permitted to park on any footpaths, walkways, or entry/exit doors.

How will I know if there are traffic delays or interruptions when travelling to the Airport?
 

Visit livetraffic.com for live traffic updates and useful traveller information. The RMS website also features a range of other road and traffic information for drivers.

How can I leave feedback about Airport parking?
 

Yes, we're here to help answer your questions and always welcome your feedback.

Please visit the contact us page on our website or write to us at:

Newcastle Airport
Private Bag 2001
Raymond Terrace NSW 2324




 
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