Whether you're visiting Birmingham for a business trip or just for pleasure, getting there is easy and stress-free on flights to Birmingham Airport with Flybe. Thanks to its central UK location it's one of the UK's busiest airports, with more than 10 million people passing through Birmingham Airport each year, and it's the ideal gateway to the rest of the world too.
Located just 10 minutes from Birmingham city centre and at the heart of the UK motorway network, you can easily access all that Birmingham and the Midlands has to offer on flights to Birmingham Airport from Glasgow, Belfast, Aberdeen and other UK cities with Flybe. Or if Birmingham isn't your final destination, Flybe offer flights to a host of key international cities including Amsterdam, Berlin, Milan and Paris from Birmingham Airport too, with even more choice via our codeshare partners Air India and Emirates.
However long your visit to Birmingham Airport, you'll find it remarkably comfortable as there are excellent and modern facilities, as well as a high standard of restaurants, coffee shops and high street stores and boutiques to pass the time before or after your flight. There are also several hotels around the airport, as well as excellent public transport links to the city centre, so you can be quickly on your way soon after you land.
Getting to Birmingham Airport and Car Parking
Birmingham Airport benefits from plenty of short stay and long stay car parking options, as well as very good public transport links to the city centre, including its own train station. For more detailed information on travelling to the airport for your flight with Flybe, take a look at our Getting to Birmingham Airport page.
Check-in and terminal details
There are two terminals at Birmingham Airport, although they are both housed within the same building so they are easy to access from the car parks and train station.
All Flybe flights from Birmingham Airport depart from Terminal 2, and check-in is located on the ground floor. For your convenience we recommend that you check-in online and print your boarding pass before travelling to the airport; however if this is not possible, you can check-in and collect your boarding pass at the airport free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.
Facilities and lounges
Birmingham Airport is exceptionally well-equipped for passengers, with a great choice of dining options and shops in Terminal 2, as well as airport lounges to enjoy before your flight. Free WiFi throughout the airport makes it easy for you to keep in touch, catch up on emails or just relax with your favourite TV show or podcast while you await boarding.
There are two bookable airport lounges at Birmingham Airport that are accessible to all outbound passengers: the Aspire Lounge, and No1 Lounge. Here you can escape the busy departure lounges and take advantage of complimentary food and drinks, newspapers and comfortable seating so you can work, or just make the most of your time at Birmingham Airport. Book your entry to a lounge at Birmingham Airport here.
Shopping and restaurants
Need to pick up some last-minute essentials before your flight from Birmingham Airport, or a treat for your trip? In Birmingham Airport Terminal 2 you'll find several shops to browse before you board, including a Duty Free, but also favourite high street stores covering health and beauty, sunglasses, clothing, games and technology and a newsagents.
If you'd like to fill up before you fly you'll find a restaurant and pub in Terminal 2, as well as coffee shops serving hot and cold drinks and light snacks.
Flybe and Birmingham Airport wish to ensure that disabled passengers and passengers with reduced mobility have a seamless and pleasurable journey. At Flybe we are happy to pre-arrange assistance on your behalf. Please contact us on +44 (0) 207 3080812 or [email protected] at least 48 hours before your departure to let us know what assistance you require.
On arrival at Birmingham airport, please make yourself known either to airport staff or to Flybe check-in staff who will be happy to assist you.
There are several hotels close to Birmingham Airport to choose from, so you can get a great night's sleep before you fly or after you arrive. For more information about hotels in Birmingham and making the most of your stay in the city, take a look at our Visiting Birmingham page. Or if you're visiting Birmingham for a business trip, our Business in Birmingham page has plenty of helpful details of meeting facilities and conference venues in the city, to help make your business trip a successful and stress-free one.