Accessing the Airport

Traveling by car?

Birmingham Airport is on the A45 Coventry Road, 8 miles (12km) east of Birmingham City Centre and close to junction 6 of the M42. There are direct connections to the M1, M5, M6 and M40. The Airport is sign-posted from motorways and major roads and is marked on all good quality road maps. Also the M6 Toll provides Fast, Effective, Relief from the M6. The motorway is a 27 mile, dual 3-lane carriageway between Junctions 4 and 11 of the M6, exit at junction T1 for the airport. If you are using a sat-nav system, the postcode of the airport is B26 3QJ.

Car Parking?

The airport has a range of convenient on-site car parks, all within easy walking distance of the terminal buildings. Long Stay 1 and 2 offer competitive rates for holiday parking. Short/Medium Stay 1,2 and 3 offer secure, covered car-parking in close proximity to the terminals.

Dropping off?

The ‘Drop & Go’ facility offers a convenient area for drivers to drop-off departing passengers. Discounted pre-booked car-parking rates are available. Prices in the ‘Drop and Go’ start at £1 for 10 minutes.

Traveling by Train?

Rail services operate regularly from Birmingham International to Birmingham city centre (New Street), with departures approximately every 10 minutes. The journey takes 10 minutes on a direct train. Services to central London operate throughout the day, with the fastest nonstop services in the morning taking 70 minutes from Birmingham International to Euston.

Traveling using Air-Rail?

The free Air-Rail will whisk you from Birmingham International Station to the passenger terminal in just 90 seconds. These depart to/from the station every 2 minutes. It also provides a fast link between the airport and NEC. The Air-Rail link operates to/from the terminal on the first floor next to departures adjacent to the food village. Running hours 05:00 – 02:30.