Birmingham Airport

Welcome to Birmingham Airport, your premier travel hub serving the vibrant city of Birmingham and the wider Midlands region. Situated in the heart of England, Birmingham Airport offers convenient access to a diverse range of domestic and international destinations, making it the perfect starting point for your journey.


About Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport, located just 10 miles southeast of Birmingham city center, is one of the busiest airports in the United Kingdom. Boasting modern facilities, efficient services, and a wide selection of airlines, Birmingham Airport is dedicated to providing passengers with a seamless and enjoyable travel experience.

Services and Facilities

At Birmingham, we strive to ensure that your journey is as comfortable and stress-free as possible. Here are some of the services and facilities available:


Birmingham features a single terminal building with separate check-in, security, and departure areas. Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, our terminal is equipped to handle your needs.

Shopping and Dining:

Explore a diverse range of shops, boutiques, and restaurants offering everything from high-street brands to local cuisine. Whether you’re looking for souvenirs, snacks, or a sit-down meal, Birmingham Airport has you covered.

Airport Lounges:

Relax and unwind in one of our premium airport lounges, where you can enjoy complimentary refreshments, Wi-Fi, and comfortable seating away from the hustle and bustle of the terminal.


From taxis and buses to trains and car rentals, Birmingham offers a variety of transportation options to suit your needs. Whether you’re heading into Birmingham city center or exploring the Midlands, getting around is easy.

Birmingham Airport Arrivals

Birmingham Airport Arrivals

Upon your arrival at Birmingham, here’s what you need to know:

Flight Status: Check the status of your flight online or through our mobile app to stay informed about any delays or changes.

Baggage Claim: After disembarking from your flight, proceed to the baggage claim area to collect your luggage. Look for monitors displaying flight numbers and carousel information to locate your baggage carousel.

Customs and Immigration: Once you’ve retrieved your luggage, proceed through customs and immigration control. Have your passport and any required documentation ready for inspection by immigration officers.

Meeting Points: If you’re being met by friends, family, or a driver, arrange a meeting point in advance. Birmingham Airport offers designated meeting points within the terminal for convenient rendezvous.

Transportation: After exiting the terminal, you’ll find a range of transportation options available, including taxis, buses, trains, and car rentals, to take you to your final destination.







Birmingham Airport Departures

Whether you’re jetting off on a business trip, embarking on a holiday adventure, or heading home, Birmingham Airport Departures is here to provide you with all the essential information and resources you need for a seamless departure experience.

Birmingham Airport Departures

Departure Information

At Birmingham Airport, we understand the importance of staying informed and prepared before your flight. Here’s what you need to know:

Flight Status

Check the status of your flight online to stay updated on any delays, cancellations, or gate changes.


Arrive at the airport with plenty of time to check in for your flight. Most airlines recommend checking in at least 2-3 hours before departure for international flights and 1-2 hours for domestic flights.

Security Screening

Allow extra time for security screening procedures, including passport control and baggage checks. Be sure to have all necessary travel documents and identification ready for inspection.

Boarding Gates

Once you’ve checked in and cleared security, proceed to your designated boarding gate, which will be displayed on your boarding pass or announced at the airport.

Airport Facilities

While waiting for your flight, take advantage of Birmingham Airport’s facilities, including shops, restaurants, lounges, and relaxation areas.

Birmingham Airport Parking

Birmingham Airport Parking

Birmingham offers a variety of parking options to suit your needs and budget. Here’s a quick rundown:

Short Stay Parking

Car Parks 1, 2, or 3 are the closest to the terminal and are ideal for picking up or dropping off passengers. The first 30 minutes of parking are free.

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Long Stay Parking

Car Park 5 or Car Park 7 offers more affordable long-term parking options. Car Park 5 is a surface car park that is within a 10-minute walk to the terminal, while Car Park 7 is an off-site car park that is a 10-minute drive from the airport and offers a free shuttle service to the terminal.

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Valet Parking: If you want the ultimate in convenience, you can use the valet parking service. This service is available at Car Park 1.

Motorcycle Parking: There is a designated motorcycle parking area located outside Car Park 5.

Electric Car Charging Points: Electric car charging points are available in Car Parks 2, 3, and 5.

Birmingham Airport Hotels

Birmingham Airport boasts a selection of hotels located within proximity to the terminals, providing easy access for travelers. Here are some of the hotel options available:

Birmingham Airport Hotels

Here are some hotels near Birmingham Airport:

Novotel Birmingham Airport

This hotel is located directly connected to the terminal building, making it the most convenient option for catching an early flight. It features spacious rooms, a free gym, a play area for kids, and an on-site restaurant and bar.

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Ibis Birmingham Airport NEC

This Ibis hotel is also located very close to the airport and offers good value for money. It has unassuming rooms, a relaxed restaurant, and a 24-hour bar.

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Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport – NEC:

This hotel is a relaxed option near the airport with Italian dining, fitness facilities, and a free airport shuttle.

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Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham Airport

Another hotel is very close to the airport with modern rooms, a 24-hour restaurant, and a fitness center.

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Travelodge Birmingham Airport

This budget-friendly hotel is a short drive from the airport and features unassuming rooms, a restaurant/bar, and complimentary Wi-Fi.

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The best hotel for you will depend on your budget and your needs. If you are looking for the most convenient option, then the Novotel Birmingham Airport is the best choice. If you are on a tight budget, then the Ibis Birmingham Airport NEC or Travelodge Birmingham Airport are good options. If you are looking for a hotel with more amenities, then the Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport – NEC or Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham Airport are better choices.

Airport Pick Drop: Your Trusted Airport Transfer Service:

Airport Pick Drop offers reliable and professional airport transfer services to and from Cambridge Airport, ensuring that passengers reach their destinations safely and on time. Whether you’re traveling alone, with family, or as part of a group, Airport Pick Drop’s fleet of vehicles and experienced drivers are ready to accommodate your needs.

Book Your Transfer Today

Ready to experience the convenience of Airport Pick Drop? Book your airport transfer today and enjoy a stress-free journey to or from Cambridge Airport. Simply visit our website at or contact our customer service team to make your reservation.


Most frequent questions and answers

Birmingham Airport operates a single terminal for all arriving and departing flights. Airline and handling agent desks are all on the ground floor of the check-in halls.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to A45 road costs only £6, and the quickest way takes just 29 mins.

Birmingham Airport, 6 miles from Birmingham city centre has one terminal building, the check-in and arrivals halls are located on the ground floor, with the departure lounge on the first floor.

The Ibis at Birmingham Airport is only 300m from the terminal building which makes it a convenient location for a quick getaway.