Getting to Birmingham Airport

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Birmingham Airport


Just a 10 minute drive from Birmingham city centre, getting to Birmingham Airport for your flight with Flybe is easy and straightforward. The airport is at the heart of the UK motorway network, just off Junction 6 of the M42 via the A45 so you'll have no problem getting there by car, however with excellent public transport links to Birmingham city centre, you can take the bus, coach or train directly to Birmingham Airport too. All Flybe flights from Birmingham Airport depart from Terminal 2.

Below you'll find all the information you need about travelling to Birmingham Airport, including details on car parking and public transport. If you are arriving at Birmingham Airport on a flight, take a look at our Birmingham Airport Arrivals page for assistance with getting to Birmingham city centre, as well as our Visiting Birmingham and Business in Birmingham pages to help you make the most of your visit.

Car parking at Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport has a total of 7 short stay and long stay car parks, the closest of which are just a 2 minute walk from the terminal building. For those that are a little further away, a free courtesy shuttle bus operates between the car parks and the terminal. You can also take advantage of the premium Valet Parking service if you'd like to make your travel to Birmingham Airport completely stress-free.

To get the best price on parking at Birmingham Airport, we recommend booking in advance. To do so, simply add on a car parking option when you book your Flybe flights.

Passengers can be dropped off directly outside the terminal building in the Drop & Go car park, and there is a charge of £1 for up to 10 minutes. This car park is not recommended for picking up passengers arriving on flights to Birmingham Airport as after 10 minutes, premium rate car parking charges apply.

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Birmingham Airport


Public transport

You have plenty of options for getting to Birmingham Airport by public transport, as it served by its own dedicated train station as well as buses and coaches from Birmingham city centre, the wider region and other areas of the UK. When you arrive at Birmingham Airport, just head for the main terminal building where you will find both terminals - you will need to go to Terminal 2 for your flight with Flybe.

By bus

There are five bus services that connect Birmingham Airport or Birmingham International Airport train station with the city centre and surrounding areas. These include a 24 hour bus service that runs 7 days a week. You can reach the airport via two bus stops: at the Airport Terminal, or at Birmingham International Interchange via the Air-Rail Link.

For more information on bus services to Birmingham Airport take a look at the Network West Midlands website.

By train

Birmingham Airport is served by the dedicated Birmingham International Station which is part of the national rail network, directly connecting it to over 100 towns and cities in the UK including London. The free Air-Rail Link monorail system will transport passengers from the train station to the terminal within two minutes, and operates between 03:30 and 00:30 daily. Outside of these times, a courtesy bus is in operation.

For more information on trains to Birmingham Airport and to book your tickets for travel, visit the National Rail website.

By coach

There are over 120 coach services operating daily from Birmingham Airport, connecting it to dozens of main towns and cities in the UK as well as to the wider Birmingham area. You'll be dropped off at the main terminal building,