Norwich International Airport essential travel guide
Postcode for GPS: NR6 6JA

Norwich International Airport is situated about 5.2km outside Norwich city centre, in a location that is within 90 minutes' drive for some 1.5 million people. It serves the areas of Norfolk, Suffolk and north Cambridgeshire.

How to get there

Car
Travellers coming by car can make their way to Norwich via main roads like the A11 and A47, which connect the city to areas to the north and west, and will find the airport just off the A140. Drivers dropping off or collecting passengers can wait in the short-stay car park for ten minutes free of charge.
 
Short-stay and long-stay car parks are available near the terminal for holidaymakers planning to leave a vehicle onsite, with daily prices starting from £5.56 for customers who pre-book.
 
Train
Rail travellers can take the train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich with National Express East Anglia and get to the airport via a 20-minute taxi journey.
 
Bus
There is also a park and ride bus service that operates from the city centre every day except Sundays and stops a few minutes' walk from the terminal, as well as a First Eastern Counties Buses route to Hellesdon, which is within walking distance of the airport.

The airport

There are two shops at Norwich International Airport where customers can browse and kill some time while waiting to board their flight.
 
Skylines sells a range of essentials and useful items for travelling, including newspapers, magazines, books, confectionery and seasonal gifts. There are two branches of the store, located in the main check-in hall and within Cafe Oasis in the departure lounge.
 
Duty-free shopping is available at Eclipse, which stocks more than 2,000 products, from fragrances to sunglasses and other handy holiday accessories.
 
Travellers looking for a snack or a drink can head to Cafe Oasis, Costa Coffee or The Yard of Ale, with the latter offering a combination of drinks and food from a ten-minute menu.

Other facilities at Norwich International Airport

International Currency Exchange operates an outlet at the airport, allowing customers to order their holiday money online and pick it up onsite. The company sells a wide range of currencies and travellers cheques and also offers zero per cent commission on all orders.
 
Other services and products available to travellers include money transfer, mobile phone top-ups and international phone cards.
 
Norwich International Airport offers internet access via a free wireless network throughout the terminal and desks in the departure lounge, as well as free wheelchair hire, passenger assistance and other services for people with disabilities and special needs.
 
Car hire is available from Avis, Hertz and Europcar, all of which have desks on the main concourse.

Direct Flights travel tip

Passengers who are planning to get something to eat at the airport can take advantage of some of the promotions available from onsite food outlets, including a meal deal offering a sandwich, a drink and a packet of crisps for £4.99.

Hotels nearby Norwich International Airport

Premier Inn operates a dedicated Norwich Airport hotel situated five minutes' walk from the base. Norwich city centre is located four miles away and is accessible via a regular park and ride service.
 
Other options include the Holiday Inn Norwich-North, which is also within walking distance of the airport and has amenities including a health and fitness club, and the St Edmundsbury bed-and-breakfast overlooking the Wensum Valley.