Birmingham Airport Guide

Birmingham-AirportBirmingham Airport is the fifth largest airport in Great Britain and processes approximately 10 million travelers per year. There are two terminals (1 and 2) that are joined together by the Millennium Link. This link is the service center of the airport.

Local Transport


There is a free monorail connection (Air-Rail Link) with the train station from the airport, this Air-Rail leaves from the top floor of Terminal 1, travel time is 2 minutes. A lot of regional and intercity trains go to the station at the airport. There is, among others, a direct connection with London Euston. For further information about trains, go to the website for National Rail (tel: +44(0)845 748 4950).

Car and bus

The airport is 13 kilometers east of the center of Birmingham, directly beside highway A45 near exit 6 on the highway M42 which connects to the M6. There is a separate M6 tollway that is much less busy than the normal M6. The airport is clearly indicated on the traffic signs.

A bus (line 900) leaves every 20 minutes to Digbeth bus station in Birmingham and then to the center of the city. There are also direct connections from the airport to other destinations in England, including, among others, the London airports Luton, Gatwick and Stansted.

Car rental – Birmingham Airport

In the Millennium Link you can find counters for car rental companies: Avis, Alamo/Enterprise, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and National.


Taxis are in front of the Arrival Halls of both terminals.


Shops and restaurants

Birmingham Airport has a large range of restaurants, snack bars, cafés and restaurants.


The counter for lost and found items can be found on the first level of Terminal 1, next to the Boots store, you can also store baggage there.


The general information counter can be found in the Millennium Link between the terminals. There is also an information counter in the Departures Hall. British Airways has a separate customer counter in Terminal 2, and there is a tourist kiosk in Terminal 1 (Visitor Center).


In the Departures Hall of Terminal 1 there are free work areas, however, you must pay for all facilities such as fax, telephone and email. There are offices and meeting rooms for 2-40 people.

Disabled facilities

The airport is very accessible for the disabled. There are adapted elevators, restrooms and telephones. At the service counter in Terminal 1 there are personnel who know sign language. In the short-term parking area and in the parking garage there are places reserved for the disabled but you must pay the regular price. Wheelchairs are available upon request as well as assistance at check-in, however, you must request this in advance through the general telephone number.

Other services

There are money exchange offices and ATM’s in both terminals, there is a post office located in Terminal 1. In the Millennium Link there is a multicultural prayer room.



Birmingham International Airport Ltd
Airport Way
B26 3QJ
Great Britain

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +44(0)870 733 5511
Fax: +44(0)121 782 8802
Email: through the contact form

Airport codes

IATA airport code: BHX
ICAO airport code: EGBB


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