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Birmingham Airport Information

Birmingham Airport operates a single terminal for all arriving and departing flights

If you intend to travel to or from Birmingham Airport, it is vital you familiarise yourself with the airport, and your travel options. We are pleased to help you plan your trip, and we hope this Birmingham Airport information is of value to you.

Arrivals and Departures Info

As you would expect, the Birmingham Airport website allows travellers, and their loved ones, to remain fully informed of all arrivals and departures. This information can also be sent to people’s Facebook or Twitter accounts. The Flight Smart services allows people to input a flight number and receive up to date information regarding the status of the plane.

Guests on the Birmingham Airport website can also check arrival and departure times by searching on airlines and by flight number. This should ensure remaining up to date with relevant information isn’t a difficult process.

Transportation Options to Birmingham

The Air-Rail link, which is a monorail system connects Birmingham International Airport and Birmingham International Station. This link takes two minutes, and operates 21 hours a day, between 03:30 and 00:30. Between 00:30 and 02:00, passengers can use a courtesy bus to connect to Birmingham International Station.

The train between Birmingham International Station and Birmingham New Street Station takes between 10 and 18 minutes, depending on which train you use. There are seven services an hour.

Birmingham New Street Station is a well-connected station, allowing access to more than 100 towns and cities.

Some of the destinations accessible from Birmingham International Airport include London Euston, Wolverhampton, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Manchester Piccadilly, Bournemouth, Coventry, Aberystwyth, Shrewsbury, Wrexham General and Chester.

Three trains per hour operate to London Euston and the journey takes around 70 minutes.

At the Airport

With more than 12 million people travelling from Birmingham Airport each year, this is a busy and popular airport. As you would expect, there is a broad range of facilities on offer.

Passengers in a hurry will appreciate the opportunity to pre-book the security express lane, although this can also be paid at the entrance. If you are running late, this service can save valuable time.

There are plenty of food and drink options in Birmingham Airport, and there are four lounges. Travellers with a bit of time to spare, or who are keen to relax before their flight can do so in great style.

The Interactive Play Zone is free, and is a must-visit for anyone travelling with kids. Youngsters will adore the chance to have some fun before their flight, and there are plenty of soft toys andfurnishings for children to enjoy before their trip.

With fashion, accessories and the standard duty-free options available, Birmingham Airport has everything travellers need when getting off.

Airport Parking Options At Birmingham Airport

As you would expect for a leading airport, there is a wide range of airport parking options at Birmingham Airport. No matter your budget, or how long you intend on parking your car at the airport, we are sure there will be an option suitable for you.

Valet Parking

Valet parking is available just a one-minute walk from the terminal building, making it an extremely convenient option when you are pressed for time, or want to avoid too much walking. The valet team will park your vehicle in an accredited car park, and on your return, your vehicle will be ready for collection.

  • Car Park 1 at Birmingham Airport

    Car Park 1

    Car Park 1 is situated one minute away from the terminal building. The on-site multi-storey car park is a popular option for travellers using Birmingham Airport. For your peace of mind, CCTV is in use at the airport, and regular security patrols take place.


  • Car Park 2 & 3 at Birmingham Airport

    Car Park 2 & 3

    These car parks are also adjacent to the terminal building, with just a minute’s walk from car park to the terminal. These car parks are Park Mark Safer Parking accredited, CCTV is in use, and security is provided by regular security patrols.


  • Car Park 4 at Birmingham Airport

    Car Park 4

    This car park is an on-site surface car park, with free shuttle bus services running every fifteen minutes. This car park is also a Park Mark Safer Parking accredited option, CCTV is in use and regular security patrols take place. The walk from car park to terminal building takes between three and five minutes.


  • Car Park 5 at Birmingham Airport

    Car Park 5

    Car Park 5 is an on-site surface car park, with free shuttle bus services running every fifteen minutes. This car park is also a Park Mark Safer Parking accredited option, CCTV is in use and regular security patrols take place. The walk from car park to terminal building takes between five and ten minutes.


  • Car Park 7 at Birmingham Airport

    Car Park 7

    Car Park 5 is an off-site surface car park, with free shuttle bus services running every fifteen minutes. Customers must pre-book to use this car park. This car park is also a Park Mark Safer Parking accredited option, CCTV is in use and regular security patrols take place. The walk from car park to terminal building takes between five and ten minutes.


  • Premium Set Down at Birmingham Airport

    Premium Set Down

    This area is designed for people dropping off passengers, and the terminal building is just one minute away. CCTV is in use, there are regular security patrols and electric car charging points are available.


  • Drop Off Point at Birmingham Airport

    Drop Off

    This area is designed for people dropping off passengers, and this area is free up to 30 minutes. There is CCTV in place, and regular security patrols take place.