Getting From Birmingham Airport To Birmingham City Centre

Birmingham Airport To Birmingham City Centre

Making your way from Birmingham Airport to the centre of Birmingham is straightforward and affordable!

By Rail

There are fantastic rail routes thanks to Birmingham International Station being directly linked to the airport terminals by the free SkyRail. The SkyRail runs every 2 minutes, and takes 2 minutes to get to the station.

To get to the heart of Birmingham, it is a 10-15 minute ride from Birmingham International station to Birmingham New Street station. There are between 6 and 7 trains an hour that run during the day; there are less in the evenings and during weekends, and no trains at night. An off-peak single fare is £3.10.

By Bus

The 900 Airport Link runs between the airport terminals and the city centre every 20 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes during the evenings and on Saturdays.

Other bus services which go to and from the Airport as well as Birmingham International Station include:

  • 91 - which connects Chelmsley Wood and Birmingham International Station)
  • 966 - connects Erdington and Solihull
  • 97/97A - connects Birmingham City Centre to Birmingham Airport, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • 75/75A - connects Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham International Station
  • X1 - connects Birmingham and Coventry

By Coach

National Express

The National Express from the airport to Birmingham Coach Station takes just 25 minutes, with fares costing around £4.10.

By Rental Car

Situated near great motorway links, Birmingham Airport is just off of the M42 at Junction 6 via the A45. From the airport, the centre of Birmingham is around a 30 minute drive away.

By Taxi

Black cabs run to and from the airport 24 hours a day, all year round. Taxis can carry 5 - 7 people with luggage. For Birmingham and Solihull journeys, there is a metered fare (which will be displayed). The taxi journey from the airport to the city centre takes around 30 minutes.

Birmingham Airport Information

Get yourself acquainted with everything you need to know about Birmingham Airport. From directions to contact numbers and airport parking, find out more.

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