Birmingham Airport (BHX)
Location: The airport is situated eight miles (12km) south east of
Time: GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and
The two terminals are within easy walking distance of each
Taxis are available from outside passenger terminals and cost
around Â?18 to the city. Buses to the city centre and surrounds can
be caught opposite Terminal 2 at the Bus and Coach Terminus. Bus
900 travels to the city centre from stand K. Trains run from
Birmingham International to Birmingham New Street Station and vice
versa during the day but are less frequent in the evenings and on
Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and
National. All car hire booking desks are located in the Millennium
Link Building, a short walk from both Terminals 1 and 2 the
There are banks, bureaux de change, shops, restaurants, business
lounges, baby changing facilities and a tourist information desk in
the terminal. Disabled facilities are good; those with special
needs should contact their airline in advance.
The airport's 'drop and go' area is adjacent to the departures
terminal and costs Â?1 per ten minutes. Garages 1, 2 and 3 are best
for short- and medium-stay parking. They are located beside the
terminal building and charges are Â?3.50 per hour or Â?20 per day.
The long-stay parking garages are located next to the second
roundabout along Airport Way, a ten-minute walk from the terminal.
There are regular shuttle-buses between the long stay parking lots
and the terminal. Long-stay parking
Departure Tax: None.