Cheapest fuel prices Newcastle 2022: where to get petrol and diesel near me - and why are prices going up?

Rising fuel costs have slightly levelled

Rising petrol and diesel costs have been in the news a lot recently, and the conflict in Ukraine looks set to add to these concerns.

On Monday March 7, 2022   fuel prices in the UK hit a 14 year high - this comes after the price of a barrel of Brent crude oil rose significantly to $139 per barrel on Monday..

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On 8 March, a ban of Russian oil was confirmed by the UK government, and imports are to be phased out by 2023.

This decision could have another impact on the price of fuel at our pumps.

The cut of 5p on fuel duty has lessened the burned slightly for motorists, but prices are still very high.

As of 8 May, the average price of a litre of petrol in the UK was 164.52 pence whilst the average for a litre of diesel was 178.90 pence.

This is according to the RAC.

Finding somewhere relatively cheap to fill up your tank can feel like an impossible task at the moment, but to help with this, we have got together some of the least expensive filling stations around the city and the surrounding area.

Why are fuel prices rising?

Rising petrol and diesel costs have been in the news a lot recently, and the conflict in Ukraine looks set to add to these concerns.

On 7 March fuel prices hit a UK high, this comes after the price of oil rose significantly to $139 per barrel.

Will fuel prices come down?

With the continued war between Russia and Ukraine, it is unlikely that we will see a fall in prices in the near future.

Industry observers expect, due to the market for oil becoming unsettled as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the situation will worsen in the coming days and weeks.

Where are some of the cheapest petrol filling stations  Newcastle?

Costco Gateshead Stadium

Price: 156.7p per litre

Address: Mandela Way, Gateshead, Tyne And Wear NE11 9DH

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 6am-9.30pm, Saturday 6am-8pm, Sunday 7am-6pm

Please note this price is for Costco members only

Morrisons Tynemouth

Price: 162.7p per litre

Address: Collingwood Centre, Preston N Rd, Tynemouth, North Shields NE29 9QR

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 5.30am-10.30pm, Sunday 8am-7pm

Morrisons Whitley Bay

Price: 162.7p per litre

Address: Hillheads Rd, Whitley Bay NE25 8HN

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 6am-10pm, Sunday 8am-9pm

Morrisons Seaburn

Price: 162.7p per litre

Address: Whitburn Rd, Sunderland SR6 8AA

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 6am-10pm, Sunday 8am-7pm

Jet Wallsend

Price: 162.9p per litre

Address: Bewicke Rd, Wallsend NE28 6LX

Opening hours: 24/7

Where is the cheapest place to get diesel in Newcastle?

Esso Clockmill Road

Price: 175.9p per litre

Address: Clockmill Rd, Dunston Hill, Gateshead NE8 2QX

Opening hours: 24/7

Sainsbury’s Heaton

Price: 176.9p per litre

Address: Etherstone Ave, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7JW

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 6.30am-10pm, Sunday 8am-8pm

Morrisons Whitley Bay

Price: 176.9p per litre 62.7p per litre

Address: Hillheads Rd, Whitley Bay NE25 8HN

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 6am-10pm, Sunday 8am-9pm

Morrisons Byker

Price: 177.7p per litre

Address: Shields Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1EJ

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 6am-9pm, Sunday 8am-6pm

Asda Byker

Price: 177.7p per litre

Address: 351 Shields Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2XP

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 7am-10pm, Sunday 10am-4pm