Transportation to and from Birmingham Airport


What is the distance from Birmingham Airport to the centre of Birmingham?

The distance between Birmingham Airport and the city centre (Victoria Square) is 18 kilometres / 11.2 miles, the journey time to and from the airport is 25 to 30 minutes.

From BHX Airport to Birmingham City centre by Car
18 km
30 min

Public transport

Train to Birmingham

Birmingham Airport has its own train station, called Birmingham International. The airport is connected to Birmingham International by the free Air-Rail Link, the monorail (automated people mover) takes travellers in only 2 minutes to and from the terminal. From the airport’s railway station runs at least every 10 minutes a train to the main railway station Birmingham New Street. There are several trains available, the carriers are Virgin Trains, West Midlands Railway / London Northwestern Railway, Cross Country and Transport for Wales.

Bus tickets
The price of a ticket for a single journey (Anytime Day Single) is £ 3.90 for adults and £ 1.95 for children from 5 up to 15 years. Tickets can be purchased at the information desk or from ticket machines located at railway stations in Birmingham. Travel time by train is 10 to 15 minutes. Please consult timetable train Birmingham Airport and website National Rail for more information.

Train to Coventry

Coventry, the other major city close to the airport, can also be reached by train. Several times per hour trains depart from Birmingham International to Coventry railway station, the monorail Air-Rail Link connects the terminal with the airport’s railway station. Travel time to and from Coventry is approximately 14 minutes, an Anytime Day Single ticket costs £ 2.70 per person, children pay half the price. Please consult timetable train Birmingham Airport and website National Rail for more information.


Birmingham: The National Motorcycle Museum Ticket

£ 9.95

Discover, admire, and learn about the world’s largest collection of British motorcycles at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham.

Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio Tour from Birmingham

£ 80

Experience the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London with round-trip transportation from Birmingham. See it all, from Hogwarts Express to Diagon Alley.

Alton Towers Resort: Entrance Ticket

£ 34

Get your thrills on over 50 rides and attractions, meet your favorite CBeebies TV characters.


Birmingham: Discovering Birmingham Walking Tour

£ 12.50

From the Library of Birmingham, the ‘secret canal’ takes you to the historic Jewellery Quarter where the Industrial Revolution started. Post-war redevelopment and how the city faces the future is understood by the end of the tour back in Centenary Square.

Birmingham: One-Hour City Walking Tour

£ 11

Explore the modern city and understand it's growth from a medieval market to the "workshop of the world". Experience the atmospheric canals in which were home of the Peaky Blinders and Black Sabbath.

Birmingham: Victorian Canals to Today's City Walking Tour

£ 12.50

Explore the city center canals and understand their importance to the Industrial Revolution. Consider the Victorian influence with Chamberlain and the Civic Gospel. Experience the city today where modern architecture and art are everywhere.

Tours and transport

Private Transfer between Birmingham Airport & Birmingham

£ 50

On this transfer your driver will meet and greet you in the terminal and take you to your destination of choice.

Birmingham: Private Transfer to Birmingham Airport

£ 40

Travel in comfort between Birmingham city center and Birmingham Airport easily and stress-free with a private, chauffeur driven transfer.

Birmingham: Civil Rights Tour

£ 49.69

Go on a three-hour tour around Birmingham to learn about the struggle for equal rights from the end of the Civil War up through the Civil Rights Movement. Get acquainted with an important part of the history of the city and the nation as a whole.


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